Lemuel Abrams, 81, of Laurel, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at Ascension St. Vincent Heart Center in Carmel, Indiana, where he had been admitted earlier that day for surgery.

He was born April 25, 1940 in McKee, Kentucky, the son of Ruffie and Bertha Day Abrams.

On December 26, 1958, he was married in Laurel to Etta Louise Gerrian. Mrs. Abrams passed away on October 31, 2008.

He had been employed at Design & Manufacturing and for 40 years, he owned and operated the Long Branch Tavern in Laurel.

Survivors include two daughters, Lugena McQueen of Brookville and Teresa (Don) Scothorn of Burlington, Kentucky; a son, Randy (Sandy) Abrams of Rushville; five grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren; two brothers, Jon Wayne (Melody) Abrams and Jerry Abrams, all of Laurel; four sisters, Lutisha Jackson of Everton, Phyllis (James) Wells of Phoenix, Arizona, Martha Wicker of Connersville, and Laverne (Bill) French of Laurel; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Lemuel Kevin Abrams; his parents; a sister, Marie Fields; and four brothers, Lonnie, Sr., Herschel, Herbert, and Lermon Abrams.

Funeral services will be conducted by Reverend Chuck Gerrian at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home, where friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will be in Laurel North Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.