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Darryl Odell Mabe

November 30, 1942 — May 2, 2024


Darryl Odell Mabe, 81, of Norwood, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2024 at Trinity Place in Albemarle.

Darryl was born November 30, 1942 in North Carolina to the late Odell Mabe and the late Margie Ramsey Loudermilk. 

He was also preceded in death by sister Shirley Mabe .

A celebration of Life will be held on Saturday at 11:00 am at Hartsell Funeral Home's Lefler Memorial Chapel in Albemarle officiated by Reverend Jimmy H. Bention Sr.

Darryl was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.  He served two tours in Vietnam as a communications specialist for the United States Army.  Darryl worked for 35 years at General Electric as a medical systems engineer, specializing heart-cath labs.  Some of Darryl's favorite pastimes included collecting handguns and woodworking, and was very active in the Republican Party.  Darryl also enjoyed having breakfast every Monday morning with his best friend Reverend Jimmy H. Bention Sr.  But his most cherished moments in life were the many fond memories that he made with his wife Alice of 60 years.  Darryl Loved the Lord with all his heart, and served Him devotedly and he now rests in the works of his Lord and Savior  

Survivors include wife, Alice Carolyn Mabe; daughter, Carolyn (Johnny) Mabe Helms; grandson, Matthew (Victor) R. Helms; sister, Dian (Lentz) Huneycutt; nephew, Brian Huneycutt; his Bestie, Reverend Jimmy H. Bention Sr.; and many other beloved extended family members.

Donations made to Tillery Compassionate Care ( )

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Mabe family.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Darryl Odell Mabe, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life --Hartsell Funeral Home's Lefler Memorial Chapel

Saturday, May 4, 2024

11:00am - 12:30 pm (Eastern time)

Hartsell Funeral Home's Lefler Memorial Chapel

522 N 2nd St, Albemarle, NC 28001

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