2018-03-07 / Obituaries

Bobby Rawlison, Jr.

Bobby Lee Rawlison Jr., 49 of 205 Martin Hills Road, Blacksburg, South Carolina, departed his life on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at his home.

A native of Cherokee County, he was the son of Deacon Bobby Rawlison, Sr. and Deaconess Mildred Rawlison of Blacksburg. He was a member of New Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church. He graduated from Blacksburg Highs School, Class of 1987.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his children - three sons, Randel Gist of Union, SC, Brandon Lee Rawlison of the home and Braylan Lee Rawlison of Blacksburg, four daughters, Taylor Justine Rawlison and MaKayla Breonia Rawlison, both of the home, and MaKenzie LeAnne Rawlison and Destinee Jayde Rawlison, both of Blacksburg; his sister, Shelia Graham (Lewis) of Inman, SC; two nieces he reared as his own, Joncia Jeree Green of Orangeburg, SC, and Angelica Norea Green of Greenwood, SC; special sisters, Donna Means (Ken) of Jonesville, SC, and Joyce Stevens (Michael) of Pacolet, SC; special brothers, Tyrone Barber of Queens, NY, Jurell Holmes of Seattle, WA, and Terrence Holmes, Savannah, GA; his aunts, Lillie Barber and Ella Mae Kelly, both of Pacolet, SC, Mary Webster (Frank) of Gaffney, Patricia Rawlison of Newport News, VA, and Corrine Rawlison of Dillion, SC; his uncles James Rawlison of Gaffney, Watson Rawlison (Ruby) of Savannah, GA, and Robert Holmes Roebuck, SC; two special great-nephews, Timajae Jerek Green of Orangeburg, SC, and Ashton Lee Murray of Jonesville, SC; special nieces and nephews, Jessica Means of Spartanburg, SC, Kendra Means of Jonesville, SC, Keenen Stevens of Pacolet, SC, and Dillion Holmes of Savannah, GA; and hosts of love ones, cousins and friends.

Funeral service will be Thursday, March 8 at New Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church at 1 p.m. with Reverend Dr. Roger Mason officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. He will lie instate one hour prior to the service. The family will receive friends at the church from 12 until 1 p.m.

The family can be contacted at 207 Martin Hills Road, Blacksburg, the home of his parents, Deacon and Deaconess Bobby and Mildred Rawlison, Sr.

Foster Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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