IN PICTURES | Bob 'The Jammer' Mabena described as 'love personified'

13 August 2020 - 18:26 By Rethabile Radebe
The wife and children of late radio legend Bob Mabena gathered to remember him in Houghton, Johannesburg, on Thursday.
The wife and children of late radio legend Bob Mabena gathered to remember him in Houghton, Johannesburg, on Thursday.
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Friends, family as well as colleagues gathered at the Power 98.7 studios in Houghton, Johannesburg, on Thursday for the memorial service of iconic radio and television personality Bob Mabena.

"The Jammer", as he was affectionately known, died on Monday from cardiac arrest.  

His untimely death came as a shock to the media industry, with many coming out to celebrate and pay tribute to the radio legend. 

Marah Louw on Bob Mabena: ‘You don’t expect someone you know closely to suddenly be gone’

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The wife and children of late radio and TV icon Bob Mabena heard fond anecdotes from colleagues and friends during the memorial service of the iconic radio personality.
The wife and children of late radio and TV icon Bob Mabena heard fond anecdotes from colleagues and friends during the memorial service of the iconic radio personality.
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The family of the late radio legend Bob Mabena at his memorial service in Houghton on Thursday.
The family of the late radio legend Bob Mabena at his memorial service in Houghton on Thursday.
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Gauteng MEC of basic education in gauteng Panyaza Lesufi attended the memorial service.
Gauteng MEC of basic education in gauteng Panyaza Lesufi attended the memorial service.
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The wife of radio legend Bob Mabena, Eucharist Hadebe, with their two children during the memorial service.
The wife of radio legend Bob Mabena, Eucharist Hadebe, with their two children during the memorial service.
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There was a sombre mood at the Power 98.7 studios in Houghton when friends, colleagues and family gathered to remember radio icon Bob Mabena.
There was a sombre mood at the Power 98.7 studios in Houghton when friends, colleagues and family gathered to remember radio icon Bob Mabena.
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Friends and family described the late radio and television legend as a loving person when they paid tribute to him at his memorial service.
Friends and family described the late radio and television legend as a loving person when they paid tribute to him at his memorial service.
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Jazz singer Judith Sephuma paid tribute to long-time friend and radio legend Bob Mabena during his memorial service in Houghton, Johannesburg, on Thursday.
Jazz singer Judith Sephuma paid tribute to long-time friend and radio legend Bob Mabena during his memorial service in Houghton, Johannesburg, on Thursday.
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Family, friends and colleagues came in their numbers at the Power 98.7 studios to pay respect to the fallen radio icon.
Family, friends and colleagues came in their numbers at the Power 98.7 studios to pay respect to the fallen radio icon.
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Mourners gathered at the Power 98.7 studios for the memorial service.
Mourners gathered at the Power 98.7 studios for the memorial service.
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Wife Eucharist Hadebe with their two children during the memorial service.
Wife Eucharist Hadebe with their two children during the memorial service.
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Marah Louw on Bob Mabena: ‘You don’t expect someone you know closely to suddenly be gone’

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