William Addis Abrell

May 24, 1948 ~ October 1, 2021 (age 73) 73 Years Old

William Abrell Obituary

William Addis Abrell, age 73, of the Millerfield Community of Adair County, passed away on Friday, October 1, 2021, at Taylor County Regional Hospital in Campbellsville.

William was born in Columbia, on May 24, 1948, to the late Ottis and Maxine Abrell.  He was retired from the Columbia Equipment Garage with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet after 27 years of service.  William was a member of the Millerfield’s Brethren in Christ Church.  He enjoyed horseback riding, gardening, and spending time with his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ottis and Maxine Abrell; two brothers, J.T. Abrell and Larry Abrell; two sisters, Ora Lee Collins and Imogene McQueary; one daughter, Regina Ann Abrell; and one granddaughter, Emily Ann Abrell.

William is survived by his wife of 54 years, Betty I. Abrell; one daughter, Rhonda (and Steve) Beams, of Campbellsville; one son, Ryan Abrell, of Russell Springs; one brother, Charlie (and Geneal) Abrell, of Columbia; one sister, Barbara Wilson, of Russell Springs; his six grandchildren, Ashley (and Rodney) Burton, Daniel Beams, Brenna (and Andy) Lenz, Ben Abrell, Gracey Abrell and Addy Abrell; and six great-grandchildren, Ethan, Easton, Audra, Macy, Asher and Evelyn.

Funeral services are 2:00 p.m. CST, Sunday, October 3, 2021, at Bernard Funeral Home, with Bro. Dallas Luttrell officiating.  Interment will follow in Tarter Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Charles Grider, Ralph Grider, Steve Beams, David Abrell, Nick Abrell and Ben Abrell.

Visitation will be held after 10:00 a.m., CST, Sunday, at Bernard Funeral Home, until time for funeral services.

William’s arrangements are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home.  An online guestbook is available at


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October 3, 2021

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Bernard Funeral Home

Funeral Service
October 3, 2021

2:00 PM
Bernard Funeral Home


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