Wayne Rabb

Published 12:01 am Wednesday, August 21, 2019

March 21, 1953 – Aug. 18, 2019

NATCHEZ — Services for Wayne Rabb, 66, of Natchez, who went home to be with the Lord Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at Merit Health Natchez, surrounded by family and friends, will be 11 a.m. today at First Baptist Church Natchez with the Rev. Dr. Doug Broome officiating.
Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service today at the church.
Mr. Rabb was born March 21, 1953, in Natchez, the son of Abraham Donley Rabb and Ruth Elaine Bryan Rabb.
He worked for Wolf Bakery for 16 years and at International Paper Company for 16 years.  He served at the Adams County Sheriff’s office since 2003 and currently was chief deputy.
Mr. Rabb was instrumental in organizing the Adams County Sheriff’s Rodeo and was affiliated with a number of National Horse Associations.
He was a member of Pine Ridge Baptist Church.  Wayne served and loved the Lord with all his heart. His daily life was a witness to his faith in Christ. He was a shining example of integrity, hard work and honesty for everyone who knew him. He treated everyone with fairness and was loved and respected by many.
He was a devoted husband, son, loving father and grandfather.  He enjoyed riding his motorcycle across the country, riding his horses and spending time with his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Survivors include his wife, Annette; two children, Bryan Rabb and wife, J. J., and Rebecca Beach and husband, Brad; three grandchildren, Reagan Rabb, Carley Beach and Colton Rabb; his mother; one sister, Linda Rollins; one brother, John Rabb and a large number of nieces, nephews and family members.
Pallbearers will be David Carter, Julius Cotten, Curtis Cowart, Randy Johnson, Wayne Johnson and Billy Neely.
Honorary pallbearers will be Sheriff Travis Patten and all members of the Adams County Sheriff’s Department.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to the Youth and Children’s Ministries of First Baptist Church Natchez.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at lairdfh.com.

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