Date of Death: January 20, 2023
In accordance with family wishes, cremation will be conducted and no services are planned.
Richard Eugene Sabin, 82, of Vicksburg, passed away Friday, January 20, 2023 at Ascension Borgess Hospital.
He was born October 24, 1940 in Vicksburg, the son of Earl Almarion and Edna May (Stanton) Sabin, and graduated from Vicksburg High School with the Class of 1959.
Richard worked in the construction industry and retired in 2003.
On December 8, 1979 he married Peggy Ann Kipker. They enjoyed going to auctions and antique stores looking at interesting things. And just spending time together with their children and grandchildren.
He enjoyed working on wood working projects for his children and grandchildren, and working on projects around his home. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends over coffee.
Remaining to cherish his memory are his wife, Peggy; children, Alison May (Steven) Haigh, Matthew Allen Sabin, and Michelle Renea Sabin; grandchildren, Veronica Ashly (Jamika) Morgan, Steven James Haigh Jr., Madison Ann Sabin, Elizabeth Rose Arcand, and Aiden Johansen; brothers, Max Clifford (Susan) Sabin, James Arthur Sabin, William Lee (Stacey) Sabin, and Carl (Judy) Bruystens.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Richard Eugene Sabin Jr. and Todd Allen Sabin; and brother, Earl Almarion Sabin Jr.
Donations in Richard’s memory may be directed to the Mendon Food Pantry or the Three Rivers Food Pantry. Envelopes are available at Hohner Funeral Home.
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Condolences to Dick’s family. He left a lasting impression and legacy in his many years of service to the Mendon cubscouts and Boyscouts. Our boys enjoyed all the opportunities to learn and grow with guidance from DICK. Many fond memories include the scouts. May your family find peace in the memories you share.
Peggy and family: so sorry for the loss of your husband and father. Dick was a wonderful man. He served our youth in Boy Scouts teaching them wisdom and lessons of life. He truly made a difference in all of the boys’ lives. He also had a great sense of humor too. He will be greatly missed.
So very sorry for your loss Dick was such a fun guy and my boys enjoyed their scouting days and camping My family feels blessed to have known him God Bless you and your family for sharing his time with us
Hi Peggy and family, am sad. I always enjoyed conversations with Dick and have fond memories of his invitations to address the scouts on Government education and the importance of community volunteerism
My sincere condolences to you , Peggy , and the Sabin/Kipker family.
Sorry to hear of your loss. He will be missed. Spent good scouting time and auction time with him.
Thank you Rick, Dick found great enjoyment in providing learning opportunities to the scouts, as well as his interaction with those who shared in his mission. He was always excited about your presentation to the scouts in the Mendon community. Best wishes for you and your family.
Condolences to Dick’s wife and family. My late husband and I had the pleasure of working with Dick during our son’s scouting days. He was a good guy, sharing his knowledge with the kids patiently. I think he was there for every camp out and hike (rain, sleet or snow). Rest peacefully Dick.
Hi Kathy, Thank you, Dick enjoyed watching the scouts accomplish their goals and learn new skills. Best wishes to you and your family. Peggy
So very sorry for your loss. I had just seen Dick shortly before Christmas and we talked for a few minutes. I always enjoyed Scouting with him.
Hello Bob, Dick found great joy in being part of the Mendon Scouting leadership and in providing learning opportunities. Thank you for your friendship. Best wishes to you, Linda and your family. Peggy