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06/15/17 - NNHS Newsletter - Richard Mabe

Richard Lee Mabe
(15 Feb 1948 - 11 June 2017)

Newport News High School Class of 1966

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
 There's still more sad news this Thursday.  Richard Mabe, Class of 1966, brother of Joyce Mabe Edwards ('68), passed away in Gloucester on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at the age of 69.

From the President of the Class of 1968, Tony Koskinas of NC - 06/15/17, 8:59 AM - " Richard Mabe":

Good morning Carol

I just learned this morning that Richard Mabe passed away sometime Sunday June 11th.

Rick was a life long friend. I'm not sure if a post has already been listed. You are my #1 Typhoon person.

Rick's obituary appeared in the Gloucester Gazette-Journal posted on June 14, 2017.

Tony Koskinas Class of '68

   Oh, Tony, I'm so sorry to learn this, but thank you for letting me know. You have my sincerest condolences on the loss of your friend.

From the Gazette Journal - 06/14/17:

                      Richard Lee Mabe
         GLOUCESTER - Richard Lee Mabe, 69, entered Heaven on June 11, 2017.

He was a graduate of Newport News High School and served in the military.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Rufus G. Mabe, Jr. and Jessie C. Mabe.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Mabe; daughters, Kelly Matthews (John) and Kimberly Ray (Joshua); grandson, Jackson Lee; sister, Joyce Edwards; and a niece and nephew.

Richard Mabe

Memorial service officiated by Reverend Doug Johnson will be 6:00 p.m. Friday, June 16, 2017, at Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point. Inurnment will be private.

In Richard’s memory the family desires memorial contributions be given to the Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue, P. O. Box 1417, Gloucester, VA 23061.

Arrangements under the direction of Hogg Funeral Home and Crematory, Gloucester Point. Please visit to share condolences and memories with the family.

Published in the Gazette Journal on June 14, 2017.
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June 14
, 2017

Love, Joyce, Tom and Family

~ Unsigned

  Our deepest sympathies are extended to Richard's family, friends, and classmates at this difficult time.

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  Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol





Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309

Lead, Kindly Light

Lyrics by John Henry Newman, 1833
Music by John B. Dykes, 1865

Lead, kindly Light, amid th’encircling gloom,
Lead Thou me on!
The night is dark, and I am far from home;
Lead Thou me on!
Keep Thou my feet; I do not ask to see
The distant scene; one step enough for me.

I was not ever thus, nor prayed that Thou
Shouldst lead me on;
I loved to choose and see my path; but now
Lead Thou me on!
I loved the garish day, and, spite of fears,
Pride ruled my will. Remember not past years!

So long Thy power hath blessed me, sure it will,
Will lead me on.
O’er moor and fen, o’er crag and torrent, till
The night is gone,
And with the morn those angel faces smile,
Which I have loved long since, and lost awhile!

Meantime, along the narrow rugged path,
Thyself hast trod,
Lead, Savior, lead me home in childlike faith,
Home to my God.
To rest forever after earthly strife
In the calm light of everlasting life.

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  Downloadable Sheet Music (Craig Petrie's TTBB arrangement) available at - 01/01/04

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