Billy Dawkins, 84, of Orangeburg passed away on Friday, November 5, 2021 surrounded by his loving family.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Monday, November 8, 2021 at Memorial Park Cemetery, 2720 Broughton Street in Orangeburg. Rev. Fletcher Rawls will be officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 P.M. on Sunday, November 7, 2021 at Thompson Funeral Home Chapel, 1012 Whitman Street in Orangeburg.
Mr. Dawkins was born on January 30, 1937 in Orangeburg. He was the son of the late W.J. Dawkins and the late Lonnie Fralick Lee Dawkins. He served his country in the United States Army National Guard. He was a member of First Southern Methodist Church in Orangeburg and the Orangeburg #12 Masonic Lodge. Mr. Dawkins was retired from Midstate Maintenance. He was predeceased by his parents and his son, Robert Dawkins.
Survivors include his wife, Thelma Gates Dawkins of Orangeburg; granddaughter, Taylor Dawkins; grandson, Corey Dawkins; daughter-in-law, Susan Dawkins Metts all of Orangeburg and a number of nieces and nephews.
Friends may call the Thompson Funeral Home, Inc.
Memorials may be made to First Southern Methodist Church at 2456 Broughton StreetOrangeburg, S.C. 29115.