Frank R. Rabb, 78, of Lexington, N.C., died Monday, May 6, 2013, at his residence.
A native of Johnson City, Tenn., he was the son of the late Robert and Pearl Davis Rabb.
Mr. Rabb was a former employee of Dixie Furniture and Burlington Furniture. He was an honest man who had a huge heart, loved everybody and would never turn anyone away.
Mr. Rabb was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a step-son, Allen Johnson, and a brother, Lee Rabb.
Survivors include his wife, Myrtle Rabb, of the home; a son, Anthony Rabb of Louisiana; a daughter, Cynthia Rabb, Lexington, N.C.; five step-children, Steve Johnson and wife Margaret, Mt. Pleasant, N.C., Nat Johnson, Joyce Coughenour and husband Eddie, Beverly Kyger and husband Mickey and Donna Johnson, all of Lexington, N.C.; 17 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; a sister, Ann Donovan and husband Marvin, Johnson City, Tenn.; and two brothers, Harry Rabb, Johnson City, Tenn., and J.D. Rabb, Anchorage, Alaska. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service for Mr. Rabb will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, May 10, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services with Rev. Kenneth Grindstaff officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 until 2 p.m. Friday, prior to the funeral service. Interment will follow the funeral service in the Highland Cemetery, Elizabethton, Tenn. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Online condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visiting our website at www.hathawaypercy.com.
Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the Rabb family. Office (423) 543-5544.