Douglas Antonio Dawkins, Sr.

Douglas Antonio Dawkins, Sr, 60, of 473 Lockhart Lane, Gaffney, passed away Friday, June 9, 2023, in Veterans Hospital, Richmond, VA.

He was born in Gaffney and was a son of the late Jimmy Phillips and the late Verdell Dawkins Phillips.
He was a 1981 graduate of Gaffney High School and a veteran of the United States Army. He was a member of Greater New Faith Baptist Church.

Douglas was preceded in death by a sister, Carla Phillips. He leaves to cherish loving memories: his former wife (31 years), Angelia Sizemore-Dawkins, of Gaffney; three sons, Douglas Dawkins, Jr., Dareon Bridges, Jervis Shippy (Shandreka), all of Gaffney; four daughters, Joya Dawkins, Jocelyn Bonner, Dakeia Bridges Rodgers (Richard), and Dakara Bridges, all of Gaffney; brothers, Mickel Dawkins (Robin), of Boiling Springs, SC, Clinton Phillips, of Charlotte, NC; three sisters, Charlene Brown (Doug), Charlotte Wade (Andre), Vicki Yarborough (Fredrick), all of Gaffney; 17 grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

The Funeral Service and Military Rites will be held Monday, 1:00 p.m., in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with The Rev. Tony Makupson officiating.