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Donald F. Dabney
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Donald F. Dabney

Funeral service for Donald Fredrick Dabney, 76, will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial to follow in Fort Jackson National Cemetery, Columbia. The Rev. Brent Kendall will officiate. The family will receive friends Tuesday 6-7:30 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Agape Hospice or KershawHealth Oncology Department.

Mr. Dabney passed away Monday, September 17, 2012 after a long illness. He was the only son of the late Elihu Fredrick Dabney and Ruth Dixon Dabney. Mr. Dabney was a member of Camden First Baptist Church and was a former county manager for Farm Bureau Insurance and former founder and co-owner with his wife of First Service Insurance Agency. He also served in the United States Air Force.

He is survived by his wife of 31 years Jean B. Dabney; daughter, Donna (Larry) Outen of Cassatt; sons, Brian Dabney of Myrtle Beach, S.C. and Keith Dabney of San Francisco, CA.; three step-children, Al (Shelly) Dabney and Vic (Patsy) Dabney of Camden and Cyn Dabney LaRoche of Johns Island, S.C. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, 3 sisters, Doris D. Vinson, Elaine D. Cassady and Marie D. Crosby. He was predeceased by a sister, Miriam D. Jones; and his first wife, Neysia H. Dabney.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to Dr. Phillip Baldwin and the nurses and staff of the oncology department at KershawHealth for their kind and loving care.

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