HAMLET — George Marion Mabe, 74, of Hamlet, passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2023 at Richmond County Hospice Haven.
He was born Sept. 25, 1948, in Richmond County, son of the late Arthur Marion Mabe and Jessie Lee Hopkins.
George worked for Vulcan Materials Company as a heavy equipment operator for many years prior to retirement. He loved to fish and dearly loved his family. He was a pleasant, good man that will be missed.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Sonya Sanders, and son, Daniel O’Neal; and brother, Ralph Mabe; and stepbrothers, Tim Strickland and Terry Strickland.
George is survived by his wife, Billie Jean O’Neal Mabe of the home; daughters, Sharon Mabe of the home, and Karen Mabe of Goldsboro; son, Phillip Dial of Rowland; godson, Roy Earp of Rockingham; goddaughter, Marchell Adams-David of Raleigh; sisters, Jenny Reynolds (Marshall) of Rockingham, Neva Lee of South Carolina; stepsisters, Brenda Strickland and Sherrie Reynolds, both of Rockingham; grandchildren, Kyle Sanders, Christopher Mabe, Corlinda Dial and Andrew Dial; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held Saturday, June 10, 2023 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Harrington Funeral Home with Pastor Ronnie Wayne Chavis officiating.
Harrington Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Mabe family.
Online condolences may be made at harringtonfuneralhome.com.