Spartanburg, SC – Beloved husband, father, uncle and grandfather, Terry Dawkins was indeed a “man of worth”. His love was a treasure to his entire family and his friends. Terry was a graduate of Morehouse College and the University of Southern California. He also studied abroad at the University of Vienna in Vienna, Austria. From a young age, Terry was adventurous and ambitious. Terry traveled to many parts of the world learning about different people and cultures. After retirement from the Shaklee Corporation, Terry became a missionary to minister to the spiritual and material needs of others. He strove to be of service to his community, friends, family and his country. Terry will be missed by his wife Avis; three sons, Roland (Joy), Russell, Sr (Adrienne) and Thomas (Emily); four grandchildren, Russell, Jr., Jonelle, Grace and Joshua; two brothers-in-law, Tyrone P. Wheeler, Sr and Erskine Wheeler (Diane), as well as many nieces and nephews. His memory will be cherished by many friends and extended family members whose lives he touched. Terry was born July 20, 1944 and died peacefully April 21, 2017. A Celebration of the Life of Reverend Terry Lee Dawkins will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 299 S. Linda St., Cowpens, SC. Entombment will be in Heritage Chapel of Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, 1300 Fernwood-Glendale, Spartanburg, SC. The family will receive friends at the church from 1:00 p.m. until the hour of the service on Saturday.
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