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Garland Mabe



Garland R. Mabe, 74, died May 22,2012, at his home in Goldendale, Washington. A memorial service was held Monday, May 28, at Community Grace Brethren Church in Goldendale.

Garland was born July 31, 1937 in Peters Creek, North Carolina to Emmett and Hallie Lee Mabe. He grew up in North Carolina and Vancouver, Washington, graduating from Fort Vancouver High School in 1956. He went on to serve as a medic in the United States Air Force and saw duty in the Vietnam War.

Garland spent time in the 1960’s as a professional bull rider and went on to have a 30- year career working in the Crown Zellerbach and Fiberweb facilities in  Washougal, Washington. He was active in the Association of Wester...

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