Mike Abernathy

September 3, 1951 ~ January 14, 2019 (age 67)

Mike Abernathy, age 67 of Morrison, passed away Monday, January 14, 2019, at his residence.

Mike was born September 3, 1951, in St. Louis, a son to the late Jacob Monroe and Betty Jewel (Houg) Abernathy.

Mike was a 1969 graduate of Owensville High School.

On June 24, 1993, he was united in marriage to Janice Ann Smith Abernathy.  She survives of the home.

Mike was a member of Boilermakers Union Local 27 in St. Louis serving as a Proud Union Steward and General Foreman.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, construction, wood cutting, welding, and rigging.

In addition to his spouse of 25 years, Mike is survived by: three sons, Edward M. Abernathy and his wife Kody of Morrison, Bill Lee Herndon of Morrison, and Garrett Abernathy and his wife Kelly of Rosebud; one daughter, Rebecca Abernathy Smith of Gerald; five sisters, Joyce Humphrey and her husband Roy of Cuba, Brenda Humphrey and her husband Mike of Gerald, Debbie Swan of Gerald, Pam Abernathy of Leslie, and Diane Dell and her husband David of Union; 10 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren as well as several nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to his parents, Mike was preceded in death by a daughter Jennifer Rothermich and a brother, Jerry Abernathy along with special aunts and uncles.  

Visitation will be held from Noon to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 26, 2019, at Morton Chapel in Linn with a Memorial Service to follow at 2:00 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Family of Mike Abernathy.

Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (897-2214)

Donations may be made to:

In Care of the Family of Mike Abernathy
P.O. Box 77, Linn MO 65051

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