James Duane “Jimbo” Abel, 49, died May 18, 2010, at his home.
He was born in Fort Benning, Ga., and lived in Sebastian for 17 years. He served in the Navy.
He was employed with Piper Aircraft for 10 years as an assembler.
Survivors include his life partner, Kathy Walden of Sebastian; father, James G. Abel of Lakeland; brother, Tom Abel of Charleston, S.C.; and sisters, Debbie Walker of Sebastian and Diane King of Lakeland.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Jane; and brother, Mike.
Services will be private.
Arrangements are by Strunk Funeral Home and Crematory in Sebastian. A guest book may be signed at strunkfuneralhome.com.