Douglas Abner, 68, of Mesquite, Texas formerly of Kentucky passed away April 22, 2018, in Dallas, Texas.
Doug was born in Oneida, Kentucky on October 9, 1950, the son of the late Johnnie and Barbara Burns Abner.
He is survived by one son, Greg Abner of Hopkinsville, KY, nine siblings, Leo Abner, Jerry Abner, Roger Abner, Freida Abner Henson, all of Columbia, KY, Bobby Ray Abner, Paul Kelly Abner, Rollie Abner, Woodrow Abner, Christine Abner. His companion, Carol Simpson of Mesquite, Texas also survives.
Doug worked in the harness racing business for many years tracks in Kentucky and Illinois. He was employed by Whirlpool in Texas.
Cremation was chosen and memorial services were held on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at the Abner Cemetery in Oneida, Clay County, Kentucky.
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home assisted the family.