LeRoy Mabe, 85, of Bluefield, was called to his heavenly reward on Monday, April 30, 2018 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center following a long illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar Roy Mabe and Sadie Mullin Mabe, and his only sibling, Betty Lou Mabe.
He is survived by his uncle, William C. Mullin of Lanham-Seabrook, MD, and by many cousins and friends. LeRoy was a graduate of Bramwell High School, Bluefield (Junior) College and Concord University. He obtained the degree of Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He served proudly in the US Army, having assignments with the Finance Corps and Army Audit Agency.
He was a certified public accountant, having his own practice in Bluefield since 1976. He has been a board member of the WV Society of CPAs, and served ten years on the WV Society of CPA’s Professional Ethics Committee. In June 2013, he received the 41st Life Membership Award from the WV Society of CPAs. He is a former member and President of the Kiwanis Club of Bluefield and former treasurer of the local Red Cross chapter. LeRoy is a member of the Church of Christ, Duhring, which he served as treasurer and as a trustee.
A service of celebration will be held on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 7:00 PM at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell with Minister Tony Reed officiating. Friends may call prior to services, from 5:00-7:00PM at the funeral home. Interment services will be held on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton where friends and family members will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Jay Barringer, Gary Cornwell, Deborah Howell, Teresa Huffman, Dr. Domingo Javier, Harry Kammer, James Knowles, Ron Sadler and James Sturgeon. Those wishing to attend should meet at the gravesite at the service time. Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to Duhring Church of Christ, c/o Bart Wynegar, 87 Deer Run Estates, Rocky Gap, VA, 24366.