Michael Anthony “Rooster” Abbott, 51, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 11:49 A.M. Monday June 1, 2020 at his home.  He was born April 3, 1969, in Hayti, MO, the son of Hollis and Billie (Schwartz) Abbott. 

He is survived by two daughters, Tiffany Burns of Watseka, IL and Cassidy Kroll of Chicago, IL; two sons, Ira Burns of Lafayette, IN and Cameron Kroll of Watseka, IL; three sisters, Tina Lile of Hoopeston, IL, Robin Irvin of Urbana, IL, and Samantha Lacey of Missouri; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Joseph Lacey.

 Michael was a self-employed mechanic.  He enjoyed riding dirt bikes, fishing, hunting, and building derby cars.

Cremation rites will be accorded.

Memorials may be made to Michael’s family.

Please visit to view Michael’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.

Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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