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Malcolm Howie Dawkins, Sr.

Dateline – Laurens, South Carolina

Malcolm Howie Dawkins, Sr., age 94, formerly of Cross Hill, passed away Thursday, October 22, 2020, at the Rainey Hospice House in Anderson, SC.

He was born in Laurens and was a son of the late Scott Daniel Dawkins, Sr. and Ollie Howie Dawkins. Mr. Dawkins retired from the Laurens Glass Plant and was a US Navy Veteran of WWII.

He is survived by his son, M. Howie Dawkins, Jr. (Mary) of Simpsonville; his daughter, Elizabeth Dawkins (Mark Lambert) of Laurens; a sister, Shirley Dawkins Hughes of Quinton, VA; two grandchildren, Kelly Dawkins Wilkins (Michael) and Nicholas Blake Dawkins (Brittany), both of Simpsonville; and five great-grandchildren, Jackson Wilkins, Carter Wilkins, Cole Dawkins, Grayson Dawkins and Reid Dawkins.

Mr. Dawkins was predeceased by his wife, Mary Ann Dawkins, and a brother, Scott Daniel Dawkins, Jr.

The family would like to thank all the medical personnel that aided in our loved one’s care during his illness.

A Graveside service will be held Saturday, October 24th, at 11 AM, at the Rosemont Cemetery in Clinton, with Military Honors.

To keep everyone safe please observe social distancing and wear a mask while attending the service.

Condolences may be expressed online at

Gray Funeral Home of Laurens

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