Luther C. Dawkins

Luther C. Dawkins was born in Columbus, Ohio March 22, 1948 to Darrell and Cleoma (Harris) Dawkins. Luther accepted Christ and was baptized at an early age by Reverend Mason at Grace Baptist Church on 5th Ave.

Luther attended Columbus Public Schools and upon graduation worked at both Ohio Malleable and Columbus Malleable Steel Mills. Luther also worked at Zinc Oxide. He said his last job at Columbus Title as a courier was the best job because he liked to drive and he went everywhere.

Luther married Jacqueline (Jackie) Young in 1968. He fathered two sons.

Luther was an avid hunter and fisherman. For 30 years he and his buddy Alonzo James would go to the Ohio River to fish and various locations for deer.

Luther leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Jackie; sons, Gregory and Luther Derrick; 11 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; sister, Diana Russell; brother, Darnell Roscoe Dawkins; mothers-in-law, Vertis Young and Lillie M. Young; brothers- in- law, Derrick and Christopher Bishop, and Phillip Young; sister-in-law, Shantae Young; special cousins, Eddie Collier and Starla Carter; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Visitation 11:00am and Funeral 12:00am Monday, May 21, 2018 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE East, 5456 E. Livingston Ave.

Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens

Condolence Messages

  1. I send my sincere condolences to your family during this difficult time. This scripture brought me comfort when I lost a loved one and I hope it can do the same for your family. (Psalm 34:18) May God give you comfort and the strength to endure through this difficult time.

  2. Julie Goldsmith :

    To the Dawkins family,
    I am so sorry to hear about Luther, I always enjoyed talking to Luther at work, he always had a smile on his face . You are in my thoughts and prayers

  3. Dear Dawkins family. I am so sorry to have read of the death of Luther. Please accept my sincere condolences. I would like to share something that I have personally found to be comforting. It is found in the Bible at John 5:28, 29 and Revelation 21:4. (Please read) May God give you and your family comfort in His promise that soon we will never experience losing our loved ones in death and we will be able to see them again once they are resurrected. With deepest sympathy and warmth of heart.

  4. Evans family :

    There are no words to express the sorrow and our hearts. Please know that our deepest sympathy are with you. May you draw comfort from God during this difficult time, as he help you to cope with the loss of a wonderful person. With caring thoughts.

  5. Michelle Raglin-Ascento :

    Dear friend, Jackie, my heart goes out to you and your family hearing about Luther’s passing. I’ll always have fond memories of him. Praying that you all will be comforted by the Holy Spirit and God’s Word– in strength at this time of need. Ecclesiastes 3:1-15. Much love, Michelle Raglin-Ascento and family..

  6. Rosanna Bell Dawkins Tabler & Sons :

    I would like to give my condolence to the Dawkins family in memory of my cousin. I love him dearly and missed him and family so much. He will truly be missed.

  7. Kim Dillard :

    To the Dawkins family and friends, you have my condolences in your loss. The Bible tells us at 1 Corinthians 15:26, “And the last enemy, death, is to be brought to nothing.” May you have faith that all God’s promises will come true!

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