Raymond Edward McAbee Sr., formerly of Lovettsville, VA, passed away suddenly on December 12, 2016. He was born on February 7, 1941 in Spartanburg, SC. He was a talented self-employed general contractor, who donated his time and treasure to many. He enjoyed coaching Babe Ruth Youth baseball & Clark Griffith League baseball, he loved to explore the history of Virginia, gardening, and painting. He has built everything from a parsonage to moving and reassembling an antique log cabin. There was nothing he could not do or anything he would not help do for others. He was an active parishioner at Mt. Olivet in Lovettsville until his move to Florida and most recently to Texas and even in Texas he was a huge Washington Redskins fan.
He leaves behind his wife of 22 years, Judy (McLearen) McAbee; his children, Sheila Cowling of Leesburg, VA; Deborah Snow of Huntingtown, MD; Raymond McAbee Jr. of Upper Marlboro, MD; Andrea McAbee-Churchwell of Owings, MD; Eric McAbee of Florida; his step daughters Adelle Brown; Lindsay Long; and 14 grandchildren.
Services will be at Mt. Olivet, 11791 Mountain Rd., Lovettsville, VA on May 6, 2017.