Bobby Lee Rawlison, Sr., of 207 Martin Hills Rd., Blacksburg, passed away Friday, September 8, 2023, at 116 Kyle Avenue, in Inman, SC.
Husband of Mildred Littlejohn Rawlison, He was a son of the late Mr. Watson Rawlison Sr. and Mrs. Olee Jeffries Rawlison.
Bobby was a 1959 graduate of Granard High School and received a BA degree from Limestone College. He was Veteran in the United States Army, a member and Deacon of New Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, and a retiree of Celanese Corporation.
He was preceded in death by his son Bobby Rawlison, Jr.; his brothers James, Walter, and John Robert Rawlison and a sister, Dora Corry.
He leaves to cherish loving memories: his wife, Mildred Rawlison, of the home; his daughter, Shelia Graham (Lewis), of Inman,12 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; a brother, Watson Rawlison (Ruby), of Savannah, Ga.; a sister, Mary Webster (Frank), of Gaffney, SC; two sisters in-law, Ella Mae Kelly, of Pacolet, SC, and Patrica Rawlison, of Newport News, VA; and a brother-in-law, Robert Holmes of Roebuck, SC; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Funeral Services with Military Rites will be held Thursday, September 14, 2023, at 12:30 p.m., in New Mount Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. Bobby Rodgers officiating. Entombment will follow in Fredrick Memorial Gardens.