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Ricky Abston, 66, Columbia, KY (1953-2020)

Ricky Abston of Columbia passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 12:10 P.M. at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. He was 66 years old.

Visitation is requested on Friday, July 3, 2020 from 4pmCT until 8pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with cremation to follow.

He was born August 22, 1953, in Adair County, to the late Beecher and Nora Shearer Abston and owner of Abston Painting Service. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Ronald "Brownie" Abston and Charles "Granny" Abston.

Survivors include:
  • His wife - Stephanie Warriner Abston of Columbia
  • Three sons - Bobby (Amy) Keys, Nicholas (Caitlin) Abston & Weston Abston all of Columbia
  • Two brothers - David Abston of Indiana and Paul Abston of Columbia
  • Several other relatives and friends
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY.
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Ricky Abston, 66, Columbia, KY (1953-2020)

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