Dallas Laurent Abadie, age 35, passed away suddenly on August 25, 2022. Dallas was a long time resident of Tennessee who has been temporarily living in Colorado for the last year.
Dallas was a self-professed adrenaline seeker. His zest for life and adventure were unlike any other. He could never drive fast enough, raft a River rough enough, or fall far enough. He lived his live without fear and with the deepest passion for life and compassion for others. He deeply loved those around him. To all of his nieces and nephews he was the epitome of the “fun uncle”. Their love of spending time with him was immeasurable.
He was a talented carpenter and a skilled extreme white-water rafter being part of the specialized Creature Craft team. He was proud to be known and respected in the rafting community and loved by many in that community in Erwin, TN where he was initially introduced to and honed his skills.
Dallas is survived by his mother Kimberly Silverthorn (Brian) father Wayne Abadie (Paula), sister Mirandy White (Mark)and their four children of College Grove, TN, sister Constance Boon and her daughter of Kalispell, MT, step-Sister Jessica Tucker and her daughter of Telford, TN, his grand parents Robert and Elizabeth Stuart of Arkansas, and grandmother Rose Ann Abadie of Johnson City, TN. He is preceded in death by his grandfather Clifford Abadie.
Receiving of friends for Dallas will be held at Dillow Taylor funeral home on Friday, September 2nd at 10:00 am with a funeral service following at 11:00. A special internment ceremony will follow Friday afternoon at at a location to be determined. All friends and family of Dallas are invited celebrate his life and the things he was most passionate about.
The Royer Family
We are so distraught and will miss Dallas so much. What an amazing young man. We have shared stories about his passion to enjoy life. The story of rescuing the bear with Shaggy still resonates with our children. Talking about cars w Dallas and Wayne was special. We cannot begin to understand your loss but provide prayers and a faith that his spirit will live on.
My heart is breaking! He was a fantastic young man. I'm praying for all of you! Much love and hugs to all!