Ray Daniel Mabe, 79, of Galax, died Saturday, June 16, 2012, at the Golden Living-Blue Ridge Nursing Home, Galax.
He was born April 9, 1933, to Isaac Manuel and Bessie Shepherd Mabe.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Faye Christine Mabe.
Survivors include two sons and daughter-in-law, Timothy and Rebecca Mabe, Wake Forest, N.C., and Michael Mabe, Winterhaven, Fla.; sister, Betty Hines, Galax; five grandchildren; two nephews; and one niece.
A funeral will be held today, Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at noon in the Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Mabe Cemetery, The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until time for the funeral service. The Rev. Gloria Lancaster Rhudy will be the officiating minister. Military rites will be performed by the Hillsville VFW Post 1115.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com.
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home is serving the family.
Published in Galax Gazette from June 20 to June 21, 2012