Minard “Rooster” Abernathy, Jr of Pulaski passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at his residence. He was born in Pulaski, TN on December 5, 1935 and was 86 years old. He was a married and devoted husband to Mardra Abernathy, and was a veteran of the United States Army. He loved his family, fixing bicycles, and going hunting and fishing. He was a licensed taxidermist and worked for the Pulaski Electric System, Moonglow Drive inn, Genesco, Giles County Hospital, and Westhill School. He enjoyed watching wrestling and most of all spending time with his family.