Vincent Lopez Wilkins

Minister Vincent Lopez Wilkins, 52, of 419 W. Birnie Street, Gaffney, passed away Friday, August 8, 2022, in his home.

He was born in Gaffney and was a son of Mrs. Mary Ann Gibbs Wilkins and the late Mandret Wilkins, Sr.

Vincent was a graduate of Gaffney High School and furthered his education at Winthrop College, Rock Hill, SC.

He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church where he served in several capacities, including: Associate Minister; Helping Hands Ministry; Youth Committee; Men’s Ministry, Bethel All Male Chorus, Generations of Praise, and Bethel Baptist Church Choir.

He was a member of the Key of G and One Accord Singing Groups. He also was a member of the NAACP and a volunteer for ATWA.

He was predeceased by his father and a brother, Kenneth Oglesby. He leaves to cherish loving memories: his mother, Mrs. Mary Ann Wilkins, of the home; brothers, Ricky Robbs, of Gaffney, and Mandret Wilkins, Jr., of San Diego, CA; sisters, Jacqueline Hinkson (Levi), of New Jersey, Cathy Martin, of Charlotte, NC, Clarissa Epps, of Gastonia, NC, Natalie Cannon and Donna Davidson (Robert), both of Gaffney; god-sister, Kim Littlejohn, of Gaffney; god-children, Brandy Douglas, of Spartanburg, Narayana Rodgers, of MD, and Shaneilous Logan, of Gaffney; other relatives and friends.

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, August 13th, 1:00 p.m., in Bethel Baptist Church with Dr. James Sanders, Jr., officiating. Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the home until 8:00 p.m. daily. Thanks for your understanding.