In Memory of
Donald "Pops"

Obituary for Donald Abney

Donald "Pops" Abney, age 74, of Canton, GA passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018 at his residence. "Pops" was a member of the Ring of Honor at Cherokee County High School and was a volunteer for many years with Cherokee High School Athletics. He was voted into the Gridiron Club Hall of Fame for his volunteer work. The Cherokee High School Football Field House was named "Pops Place" in his honor.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, from the Chapel of South Canton Funeral Home with Bro. Marcus Fox officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Monday, May 14, 2018, and from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at South Canton Funeral Home.

Survivors include:
Son - Tim (Michelle) Abney
Daughter - Vickie (Paul) Oswalt
Son - Brian Abney
Brother - James Abney
Sister - Martha Trotter
Sister - Melba Blackwood
Grandchildren: Trista Parker, Travis Abney, Lane Abney, Blayke Williams, Gracen Oswalt and Benjamin Oswalt
7 - Great Grandchildren
Several Nieces, Nephews and other Family and Friends also survive

Flowers are being accepted or donations can be made to the CHS Atletics %Cherokee High School, (Attention: Tamara Elder) 930 Marietta Highway, Canton, Georgia 30114.

South Canton Funeral Home, dedicated to the families we serve, 770-479-3377. Online condolences may be made to the family at