James Abdura Rahim Shabazz, Jr. Obituary in Martinsville at Hairston Funeral Home | Martinsville, VA
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James Abdura Rahim Shabazz, Jr.

07/09/1948 - 11/23/2021

Obituary For James Abdura Rahim Shabazz, Jr.

James Abdura Rahim Shabazz, Jr., 73, of Idlewild Dr, Fieldale, VA, departed from this life Monday, November 22, 2021 at SOVAH Health-Martinsville. He was born Baltimore, MD, on July 9, 1948, the son of the late James Shabazz, Sr., and the late Annie Mae Robertson Shabazz.

In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by two daughters, Sharon Shabazz and Sakeenah Abdullan; one brother, Imir Shabazz; and two sisters, Doranna Crooks Shabazz, and Debora Shabazz.

James served as Imam at the Martinsville Islamic Center. He received his Bachelor's degree in Biology/Science from Fayetteville State University. He retired from Dominion Power Co. in Chesapeake, VA after 23 years of service.

James leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Thebra Staples Shabazz of the home; three daughters, Ruqayyah Shabazz of Martinsville, VA, Sabreen Staples of Fieldale, VA, Shahidah Abdullah of Virginia Beach, VA; four sons, Amir Shabazz of Raleigh, NC, James Shabazz, III of Atlanta, GA, Yardon Shabazz of Virginia Beach, VA and Tahsean Hodge of Fieldale, VA; four sisters, Donna (Alimony) Kanu, Ashia Shabazz, Shana Ayscue (Mark Springfield), and Kabirah (Kevin) Taylor; four brothers, Raymond (Betty) McGregor Shabazz, Nathaniel (Barbara) McGregor Shabazz, Noble (Debra) McGregor Shabazz, and Aaron (Joy) Shabazz; 13 grandchildren, and a host of nieces nephews, other relatives and friends.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at 1 p.m. at the Staples Family Cemetery, Fieldale, VA with Imam Muhammad Ali Zaghab, Officiating.

To view live streaming of the graveside service, go to Hairston Funeral Home's Facebook page, then click on the service.

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Table Arrangements
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Sweet Moments
$79.95
Beautiful Dreams
$89.95
The Sweetest Touch
$84.95
Ocean Devotion
$84.95
Precious Heart Bouquet
$89.95
America the Beautiful
$79.95
Gathered With Love Flower Arrangement
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$94.95
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$89.95
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Flowers are delivered by the preferred local florist of Hairston Funeral Home | Martinsville, VA.
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