Sgt. Terrence Felipe Carraway, 52, departed this life on Wednesday October 3, 2018 in Florence County. He was the husband of Allison Carraway and the father of Rashad Carraway. He was a 30 year veteran of the Florence City Police Dept. You may visit the family at 620 McCowns Millpond Rd. Darlington, SC. 29540
Visitation services are scheduled to be held at the Macedonia Baptist Church, 400 S. Main St. Darlington, SC Sunday October 7, 2018 3:00pm - 8:00 pm.
Visitation will be also be on Monday October 8, 2018 at the Florence Center beginning at 9:00 am -11:30 am.
Funeral services are scheduled to be held at the Florence Center 3300 West Radio Drive, Florence SC 29501, Monday October 8, 2018 at 12:00 noon. He will be laid to rest in the Florence Memorial Gardens.
Sergeant Terrence F. Carraway transitioned from this earthly realm to his heavenly home on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 in the line of duty.
He was born in Florence, SC to the late Delores “Sabra” Carraway Onwuka. He was educated in the public schools of Darlington County. Terrence was an all- around athlete and a 1984 graduate of Mayo High School – The Golden Bears!!! He LOVED football and was eternally devoted to his Oakland Raiders.
Sgt. Carraway was a 30-year highly decorated veteran police officer with the Florence Police Department, earning many recognitions to include: “Police Officer of the Year, ” “Hometown Hero,” and the “Medal of Valor.”
He was a retired Air Force Reservist after 23 years of stellar service as a Security Journeyman with the 315th Security Forces Squadron, Charleston AFB. In 2002 he became the first African American airman from Charleston Air Force Reserve Command to be named “NCO of the Year World Wide,” and he was selected as one of the Twelve Outstanding Airmen of 2002.
He was a faithful member of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Darlington, SC, where he served as a member of the Ushers Ministry, Male Choir, Young Adult Choir and other ministries of the church especially working with the youth.
Terrence devoted his life to developing last lasting relationships with children who loved and honored him like a father. If he ever befriended you, you surely had a friend for life. Brother Carraway did not limit the definition of family to a blood connection; for Terrence, brothers and sisters were connected by the heart.
He leaves to cherish fond and loving memories: his devoted wife of 29 years, Allison Greene Carraway, his sons, Terrence Rashad Carraway(Allyson) of the home, and Tislam Larenzo Blathers of Queens, NY, Brothers: Antonio Blathers of Brooklyn, NY; Daniel Leverne Blathers of Florence, SC; and Jameele Scott of Atlanta, GA, a sister: Ngozi Lee Onwuka (Adrian) of Darlington, SC, a serogate brother, Lamais Muldrow of Darlington, SC, and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins too numerous to mention.