Brother Kelvin Foxworth was 59, and departed this life Monday March 21, 2022 in Florence County. He was the son of Mother Lola Bell Foxworth, the father of Tavaris Foxworth. You may visit the family at 240 Moores Mill Rd. Marion.
Graveside services are scheduled to be held at Devotion Gardens Cemetery on Tuesday March 29, 2022 at 11:00 am. Services will be live-steamed on the Jackson & McGill Facebook Page.
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John 3:16: For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Kelvin Antonio Foxworth, the son of Lola Bell Foxworth and the late Shavis Foxworth, Sr. was born in Marion, South Carolina on June 20, 1962.
Kelvin received his education in the public schools of Marion County, South Carolina. He was a graduate of Marion High School class of 1980. He was a woodworking instructor at Florence County Disabilities. During that time he was instrumental in creating many woodworking products such as seasonal lawn ornaments and children’s rocking horses of many intriguing designs. He was previously employed with Mullins Leaf, Red Carpet, Harbor Freight, and RV Park in Florence, SC.
He accepted Christ at an early age and was a lifelong member of the Greater Singletary AME Church. He was a member of the Greater Singletary Spiritualets Choir.
During his early years, he served as a member of the Boy Scouts of America.
Kelvin was affectionately known to his family as “Captain the Colonel” a name bestowed upon him by his Grandmother Nelly and later called the “The General,” a promotional name given to him by Uncle T.L.
He was preceded in death by a brother: Carol (Vivian) Foxworth, and a sister: Mildred (Nathaniel) Ivory.
Kelvin leaves to cherish his loving memories, his sons Tavaris Foxworth and Travis Wheeler of Mullins, SC; three grandchildren, Tavaris Jr. (aka “Peeping Tom” nicknamed by his Granddad, Travis Jr., and Jordan; a loving mother, Lola Bell Foxworth of the home; brothers Shavis (Cynthia) Foxworth, Thomas (Linda) Foxworth, Theodore Foxworth, Wallace Foxworth, Jerome (Glaris Bethea) Foxworth, Clifton (Mary) Foxworth, Carlton (Judy) Foxworth, Maurice Foxworth; three very special friends, Kent James of Marion, SC, Cousin Nora Simms of Philadelphia, PA, Shemeka Smith of Atlanta, Ga, and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
The family of Brother Kelvin Foxworth in consideration of the current health crisis facing our world, nation, state and local community, has decided to hold a private 50 people or less, family only, funeral service for their loved one with private interment immediately following. While the Foxworth family would love to be surrounded by your presence, they acknowledge the health risks to family, church members, friends, and particularly to those who are most vulnerable to this disease, the elderly and those with chronic health conditions. What the family needs most at this time are your prayers and understanding. Thank you for your concern and cooperation.