Derek Abbott

Obituary of Derek Abbott

ABBOTT, Derek Jeffrey

with broken hearts we announce the sudden death of Derek on October 11, 2021 at 32 years of age. Loving partner of Cassandra Marques. Adored Daddy of Dominic, Jaxson, A.J. and Baby Zayla. Beloved son of Kelly Abbott (Steve Reid) and Jeff Clifford. Big brother of Sam Borghi, Sarah Borghi and Brett Clifford. Treasured Grandson of his Great Grandparents, Ralph and Shirley Shilson and his grandparents, Susan (late Jack) Gibbons, Murray (Patti) Clifford. Predeceased by his grandparents, Danny Abbott and Pam Clifford. Dearest nephew of Danielle Stead (Gord), Brett Abbott, Kathy Paquette (Brian), Jeni Clifford Derrig (Dave Froese) and Mark Clifford (Tammy). Derek will also be missed by his many great aunts and uncles and cousins. Derek's greatest passion was fishing and four wheeling with his children. Visiting will take place on Sunday, October 17, 2021 from 11am - 3pm at Reid Funeral Home, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233). Due to COVID restrictions, visitation is limited to a specific number of visitors. Only those with an appointment will be allowed in. Please book an appointment at Everyone must wear a mask. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Derek's children by cheque to Cassandra Marques or to the Addiction Assessment and Referral through Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort or make a charitable contribution at



11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday, October 17, 2021
Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre
87 Maidstone Avenue East
Essex, Ontario, Canada