William L. Abbott, Jr.1961 ~ 2012Beloved husband, father, brother, son and friend passed away unexpectedly at home on January 15, 2012. He was born January 1, 1961 in Salt Lake City, Utah to William L. Abbott Sr. and Sharon Atkinson Abbott. Bill Graduated from South High School in 1979. He married his sweetheart, Julie Rae Saxton, December 7, 1984 in the Salt Lake Temple. He was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where he served in many capacities. Bill was employed by the Church for 23 years, most recently at Beehive Clothing as Safety manager. Also, Bill worked at Salt Lake Community College as a plumbing lab instructor and assistant apprenticeship manager. Scouting is near and dear to Bill's heart, evident in the many awards he received. Bill had a lot of fun with the wonderful young men and leaders he served with over the years. He is survived by his wife Julie; his daughter Lindsay; mother Sharon; father William Sr. (Judith); brother Mike (Angela); and sisters Linda (Brent) Gilley and Maggie (Mark) Wills. Bill is preceded in death by his daughter Emma. A viewing for Bill will be held on Wednesday, January 18th from 6 to 8 PM at the Copperhill 10th Ward, 6710 West 4145 South, West Valley City. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 19th at 11:00 AM with a viewing one hour prior to services, also at the church. Interment Salt Lake City Cemetery.Arrangements entrusted to Starks Funeral Parlor. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.starksfuneral.com.