Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know David J. Abel?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor David's memory.
Coping with Grief
We would like to offer our sincere support to anyone coping with grief. Enter
your email below for our complimentary daily grief messages. Messages run for up to one year and you
can stop at any time. Your email will not be used for any other purpose.
David J. Abel, beloved husband for 53 years of LaDonna D. Abel. Devoted father of Kyle Abel and Heather (Scott) Hedger, both of Cincinnati and the late David J. Abel Jr. Dear brother of Richard Abel of Hawaii and the late Kathy Cook. Also preceded in death by his parents, Helen and Richard Abel.
David was a 1969 graduate of Courter Tech and was employed by Duke Energy for 40+ years as a supervisor. He passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2024 at University Hospital after a brief illness; he was 72 years old. David enjoyed being with his family, taking RV trips to theme parks and NASCAR races and camping and fishing.
No services are planned. Ralph Meyer & Deters Funeral Home serving the family.