Born Jan. 4, 1974, in Kennett, son of Rick Abernathy and Joan Smothers Abernathy, he was a car salesman for Phil Spady Dodge in Columbus and a member of the Campbell General Baptist Church.
On Feb. 12, 2000, in Campbell, he married Cindy Little, who survives.
Survivors include his wife, Cindy Abernathy, of Columbus; one daughter, Macey Abernathy, of Columbus; his parents, Rick and Joan Abernathy of Campbell; two sisters, Amanda Langley and husband, Nathan and Sara Abernathy, all of Campbell; mother and father-in-law, Karen and Willie Christian of Campbell; father and mother-in-law, Bill and Renee Little of Gideon, Mo.; grandmothers, Goldean Smoth-ers and Betty Eskew, both of Campbell; two nephews, Devon Odom, of Senath, Mo., and Jaxson Langley, of Campbell; one sister-in-law, Lorie Barnes, of Campbell, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by grandparents, Gene and Muriel Abernathy; grandfather, J.W. Smothers; one aunt, Janeen Gibson and one uncle, Donald Smothers.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Monday, July 27, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Darren Baker officiating.
Burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery-Landess Addition at Campbell.