Lacy David Dawkins, 82


ERWIN — Mr. Lacy David Dawkins, 82, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, at Liberty Commons Nursing and Rehab Center in Benson.

Lacy was preceded in death by his father, Lacy Alexander Dawkins; his mother, Mary Ann Dawkins; and his brother, the Rev. Robert M. Dawkins. He was also preceded in death by his best friend, Amy M. Dawkins; and his lifelong friend, Leon Fowler.

Lacy is survived by his closest nephew, Richard Todd Dawkins; his niece and nephew, Robert Seth Dawkins and Kaylee Elizabeth Dawkins; and his two closest cousins, Phillip and Susie Olinger, who provided for Lacy’s needs during the last years of his life. Lacy was also loved and cared for by his sister-in-law, Elizabeth M. Dawkins.

Lacy served honorably in the U.S. Army for several years. After his service, he began a career at Morganite in Dunn where he worked for over 30 years.

Lacy enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was very close to his family and loved them dearly. He will be remembered for his great sense of humor and was always a pleasure to be around.

The family would like to thank the families of Leon and Tonda Fowler for their lifelong love and care of Lacy,

A private service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are by Skinner & Smith Funeral Home.


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