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Robert Dawkins Jr.

October 20, 1956 ~ April 5, 2018 (age 61)


October 20, 1956 - April 5, 2018

Robert Dawkins Jr., 61, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2018. 

Robert Dawkins, Jr. was born on October 20, 1956, to the union of Robert Dawkins and Ellen Osia Lioums in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Robert received his formal education in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg County School System.  On December 20, 2017, Robert was united in Holy Matrimony with Sylvia Ann Smith in Charlotte, North Carolina.

He was employed by Bowers Fabrics, Inc as a forklift driver for 29 years.  In his leisure, Robert enjoyed working and listening to old music such as the O’Jays, The Temptations, Al Green, and the Four Tops.

Robert Dawkins, Jr. departed this life on April 5, 2018.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Ellen Osia Liouma and his father, Robert Dawkins, Sr.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Sylvia A. Smith-Dawkins; one son, LaQuan Harding; two step-sons, Derrick Smith and Jerome Smith; four grandchildren, one great-grandchild; Three Sisters, Hatthie Lioums, Bernadine Goodine (Lawrence), Valda (Vera) Lioums; One Brother, James Lioums; a very best ever-lasting friend, his ex-spouse, Gloria Dawkins-Truesdale; uncle, Johnny Hart Lioums; aunt, Aslize Lee Grant and a host of other Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 12:30PM, Saturday, April 14, 2018, at Boston's Mortuary 4300 Statesville Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28269. 

Family visitation will be held from 12:00PM - 12:30PM.

The Dawkins Family have entrusted arrangements to Boston's Mortuary.

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