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Gerald Norman Gaskins

August 18, 1935 ~ September 13, 2020 (age 85)

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Obituary

TSGT Gerald Norman Gaskins, USAF retired, 85, of Florence, SC, passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2020.  He was born in Hannah, SC, a son of the late James D. and Dora Evans Gaskins.  He is also predeceased by a daughter, Sherrie Anne Gaskins and a grandson, Jason D. Gaskins. 

 Mr. Gaskins retired from the US Air Force, having served during Vietnam.  After retirement, he served 10 years in civil service.  He was a member of Concord Baptist Church and the Adult Sunday School Class.  Mr. Gaskins belonged to the Masonic Lodge, Pamplico Lodge #324.  He enjoyed fishing and his grandchildren and great-grandchildren brought him lots of joy. 

 Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Trebee Gaskins Gaskins; two sons, James Norman Gaskins (Teresa) and Nelson Ray Gaskins (Vicky); a sister, Dora Leon Gaskins Munn; eight grandchildren, Lesa Marie Mosier (Rod), Sara Thompson (Benji), David-Ray Gaskins (Staci), Danielle Hodge (Mitch), Stormy Smith (Morgan), Abigail Ellis (William), Anthony Daubs, and Courtney Griebe (Stephan); and sixteen great-grandchildren, Will, Addison, Drake, Bella Grey, Gauge, Ethan, Aiden, Ansley, Lindon, Reece, Mason, Charlie, William, Caroline, Hudson and Dayton. 

 A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at Concord Baptist Church in Sumter, directed by Cain Calcutt Funeral Home.  Burial will follow at 4:00 PM at Gaskins Cemetery in Hannah, SC.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.  COVID-19 protocols will be observed. 

 Memorials may be made to Gaskins Cemetery Fund, 836 Merrill Hall Court, Florence, SC 29501.

 

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
September 16, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Concord Baptist Church
1885 Myrtle Beach Highway
Sumter, SC 29153

Funeral Service
Wednesday
September 16, 2020

2:00 PM
Concord Baptist Church
1885 Myrtle Beach Highway
Sumter, SC 29153

Interment
Wednesday
September 16, 2020

4:00 PM
Gaskins Cemetery
4129 Cain Branch Circle
Hannah, SC 29583

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