Howard Stanley Rabel, 84, of South Charleston, born on the 24th day of May in 1928 went home to the Lord Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at home after a long illness.
He was a Korean War Army Veteran and retired from FMC after 35 years of service. When Stanley was not at work he was often found in his garden or at his camp in Pocahontas county enjoying his favorite past times of hunting and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Erma and Wesley Rabel.
Stanley was a devoted husband to his wife, Anna Louise Rabel for 59 years; a loving father to two daughters, Mary Haynes and Evelyn Starcher; he was blessed with four grandchildren, James Starcher, Jessica Beane, Jennifer Haynes and Travis Haynes; two great grandsons, Gavin Beane and Jackson Chandler. He is also survived by his sister, Ruth Midkiff, and family.
Funeral service will be 12:00 pm Friday, November 9, 2012 at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Pastor Charles Kidd officiating. Burial will follow in Graceland Memorial Park. Friends will gather one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Our family is very appreciative for the care hospice provided in our time of need. We would also like to extend our love and gratitude to Tonia Hatfield and Lynn Miller for their love, care and support.