Commissioner Tom Abbott

Posted: August 13, 2017

Tom Abbott

Tom Abbott

Tom Abbott was born in Checotah, OK. His father was a farmer.

In 1955 he moved to Kentucky and in 1962 he went back to Oklahoma for his college degree.

Tom taught school one year in Oklahoma in 1967 then moved back to KY – where he has lived since – and taught school at Eastern High School for 6 years. At EHS, he coached football and girls track. In 1973 he went to work for Holloway & Son and is presently still employed there.

Tom has resided in Middletown for 45 years. He is married to his wife, Diane and they have 4 children who went to Eastern. Tom and Diane are proud grandparents to 5 grandchildren.

He enjoys working in his yard and garden. Tom is involved with St. Mary’s Center and the construction of the new building and grounds. He attends the Middletown United Methodist Church.