Bobby William Dawkins, 79, of 2711 Valentine Avenue, Bronx, NY died July, 8, 2017. A native of Spartanburg, SC he was the son of the late Willie Shands and Louella Dawkins. He worked in the Hospital System in Bronx, NY and was a graduate of Carver High School. He is survived by one son, Bobby Lee (Sabrina) Dawkins of Spartanburg, SC; one daughter, Debra Dawkins (Adrian) Thomas of Spartanburg, SC; one step-daughter, Annette Brown of Spartanburg, SC; four grandchildren, Adrianna D. Thomas, Aravian W. Thomas, Bobby L. Dawkins, and Monica L. Dawkins; two great- grandchildren: Makensie N. Jeter. Kendrick L. Jeter all of Spartanburg, SC; one sister, Mary Louise Moss of Spartanburg, SC and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Arrangements are with Community Mortuary, Inc., 102 Marion Avenue, Spartanburg, SC 29306.