Brother Paul Dwayne Washington was 54, and departed this life Thursday April 1, 2021 in Charlotte,North Carolina. He was the son the late Rev. James Washington Jr. and Christine Berry Washington, the brother of James III, Ricarldo, John C. Washington.
Funeral services are scheduled to be held at the Jackson & McGill Memorial Chapel, Wednesday April 7, 2021at 11:00 am. He will be laid to rest at the St. Phillips United Methodist Church Cemetery, Marion. Services will be live-streamed on the Jackson & McGill Facebook Page.
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Mr. Paul Dwayne Washington, son of the late Rev. James Washington, Jr. and Mrs. Christine Berry Washington transitioned to his just reward on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at his home in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Paul was a graduate of Marion High School class of 1985. He went on to further studies at Claflin University. He served his country as a member of the United States Army Reserve. He was employed with the City of Marion Water Department and served as a Rehabilitation Counselor for the Phoenix House in South Kortright, New York.
Paul joined St. John AME Church and served as a member of the Senior Usher Board.
He leaves with fond and cherished memories: three brothers, James III (Joycelyn) Washington of Marion, SC , Ricarldo (Dafney) Washington of Myrtle Beach, SC, and John C. (Michele) Washington of Marion, SC; a brotherly cousin Darryl Berry of Marion, SC; eight special nieces and nephews, Lakeisha (Michael) Govan, Jalicia Dickerson, James Quintin Washington, Jalisa Washington, Jasmine Washington, Sharia Washington, Destiny Washington, and Jaric Washington.
The family of Brother Paul Dwayne Washington 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 Washington 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.
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