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Lawton "Parrish" Browder

November 4, 1964 ~ December 24, 2020 (age 56)


Lawton “Parrish” Browder, 56, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 24, 2020 as a result of an accident.

A graveside service will be held on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at Gates Family Cemetery in St. Matthews, S.C.  We will be following the CDC guidelines for COVID-19.  Masks will be required.

Parrish was born on November 4, 1964 in Orangeburg, S.C.  He was the son of the late Cecil Lawton Browder and the late Mary Ella Gates Carn.  He was a forklift driver at Dempsey Wood Products.  Parrish loved life and lived life to the fullest and enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle.  He loved his family dearly and will be greatly missed.  He was predeceased by his stepfather, James Carn; his uncle, Roy Gates.

Survivors include his son, Nichelous Browder of St. Matthews; siblings, Marlin Ferguson (Dale) of St. George, Stephanie Derrick (Tim), Michelle Kordes (Shawn), Shane Browder (Kelly), Eric Browder; step-mother, Linda Browder; aunts, Sandra Youngs, Beverly Brown (George), Ruby Polin, Edith Gates; uncle, Jerry Gates (Gloria); special nephews, Justin, Coty and Eric Ferguson; cousins, Kelly King (Lance), Jason Parker (Kelly), Ritchie Polin, Tony Gates (Hope), Nina Tyson (Ronnie), David Gates (Christie), Melinda Herndon; a number of great-nieces and nephews and his beloved dog “Bubba.”

Memorials may be made to Thompson Funeral Home at 1012 Whitman Street Orangeburg, S.C. 29115.

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