Andrew Robert MacCabe
MACCABE, Andrew Robert, On November 4th, 2020, Andrew Robert MacCabe passed away in Utah at the age of 33, a beloved father, son, brother and friend.

Living life full throttle, Andrew worked hard and played hard. No idea was too intimidating. Fearlessly, he applied enormous focus, energy and natural physical skill to everything he did - to the admiration of those around him. Andrew was a witty jokester, resourceful adventurer and skilled carpenter among other things. With a smile and a twinkle in his eye, he loved conversations filled with levity and depth.

He bravely faced the vicious cycle of addiction - loyal and determined through it all. A tremendous teacher in vulnerability, Andrew valued the experiences and emotions that shaped him. He was not afraid to expose his heart and soul as he worked to become the best version of himself.

Guiding every good intention was Andrew's commitment to be the best father possible. Before Atlas was born, he often talked about his desire to be a father. When his dream came true, Atlas brought him incredible joy and light.

Andrew was a source of unfaltering love and acceptance to those around him. His love was pure, powerful, authentic, undeniable. He has moved to a different seat in the stands, but he is still the ultimate cheerleader to everyone he loves.

Andrew is survived by his son, Atlas Losee; his parents, Tom and Judy MacCabe of Richmond, Virginia; his brothers, Tommy (Mayme) MacCabe Jr., Phil (Kim) MacCabe; his sisters, Mary (Darangi) Harrison, Kate MacCabe, Colleen (Jordan) Crist, Patricia (Gardner) Read and Maggie MacCabe. He leaves behind his grandfathers, Bernard MacCabe and Richard Gatesman. He is also survived by nine aunts, seven uncles, 27 cousins, five nieces, five nephews, friends, colleagues and his recovery community, each of whom he cherished.

Andrew was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Constance MacCabe and Carolyn Gatesman; and his cousin, Jeremy MacCabe.

There will be a viewing Wednesday, November 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. and his funeral will be Thursday, November 19, 10 a.m. Due to COVID-19 guidelines, in-person is limited and virtual attendance is available. Contact Mary Harrison (434-607-9176) for details. Interment will follow at Hollywood Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are organized by Richmond Coach and Mortuary Service, 804-514-0548.

In lieu of flowers, donations to a fund for Atlas are welcomed and appreciated. Email [email protected] for additional assistance.
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Published by Richmond Times-Dispatch on Nov. 15, 2020.
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Dear Tom and Judy,
So sorry for the loss of your son Andrew. I remember him as a toddler visiting DC. Prayers for your family at this time.
Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence Spoth
November 27, 2020
Thinking about Andrew, his son, and all of you. I have wondered how Andrew is over the years and of course, I remember Patricia, very well, also. Even if I was seeing Andrew for a difficult situation he was always polite and full of fun. Please know others care and share your sorrow at losing him. Martha Turner
Martha Turner
November 17, 2020
Dear Tom and Judy, You have my heartfelt sympathy in the loss of Andrew. Our children played together over the many years and Andrew is remembered by many. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers and if there is anything you need you of course know where I live. Love, Kim
Kim Crookshanks
November 16, 2020
I am so very sorry for your loss. Know that you are not alone. I lost my son at the young age of 28 on October 22nd due to addiction. I´ll pray for your family during this difficult time!
Mary Green
November 15, 2020
We are not known to one another, but I want to thank you for your courage in naming the special challenges of addiction that your loved one battled and you shared alongside him. SO many are reluctant to name the demons we battle; your acknowledgment may bring a bit of encouragement to others that they are not alone. I am saddened that you are now in this season of grief, and hope you will experience healing, peace, and love from others as you walk this hard road of mourning.
David Meredith Hindman
November 15, 2020