Mr. James Travis Abernathy, age 53, of Lake City, Florida, passed away on November 28, 2019, at his home. James was born on March 27, 1966 in Atalla, Alabama. He moved to Fort Walton Beach then eventually to Lake City. He loved spending time around the water and was always there to help others. He is preceded in death by his parents, James W. Diane Sue Moran Abernathy and nephew, Corey Abernathy.
James is survived by his children, James C. Abernathy and Jackie Abernathy both of Lake City, FL; his grandchild, Orion Alexander Wilkinson of Lake City, FL; his sisters, Deanna Abernathy of Lake City, FL; half-sisters, Denise Smith of Pinellas Park, FL and Sarah Abernathy of Alabama; and ex-wife and mother of his children, Judy Abernathy of Lake City, FL.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, December 14, at 3:00 pm at the Archer Funeral Home Chapel in Lake Butler, FL. The family will receive friends beginning at 2:30 pm at the funeral home. Arrangements are entrusted to Archer Funeral Home. 386-496-2008 www.archerfuneralhome.com
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