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Virgil Brockington

d. July 25, 2022

Mr. Virgil Brockington was born December 18, 1954 in New York City, New York to the late James Jimmy Brockington and the late Beatrice Mayo Brockington. He passed away on Monday, July 25, 2022.

He educated in the Florence County Public School System and was a proud graduate of Wilson High School.

He was an auto mechanic for many years. Virgil later relocated to Baltimore, Maryland in 2010.

Virgil was married to Ruby Ford Brockington in 1984.

He loved working on cars and cooking. His specialty was steaks.

Virgil was preceded in death by his parents, James Jimmy and Beatrice Brockington; a daughter, Belinda Brockington; two sisters, Sharon Yvette Brockington and Evelyn Diggs; and a brother, James Jimmy Brockington, Jr.  

Those left to cherish his precious memories are his wife, Ruby Ford Brockington; thirteen children, Myron Brockington of Baltimore, Maryland, Travis Wall, Vondell Brockington, Montrell Brockington, Tywanda Bailey all of Florence, South Carolina, Donell (Brianna) Benton of Columbia, South Carolina, Whitney Benton of Sumter, South Carolinas, Jemal Benton of Savannah, Georgia, Nicole Benton of Columbia, South Carolina, Racheal Benton of Charleston, South Carolina, Sergio Benton of Savannah, Georgia, and Regina Brockington of Florence, South Carolina; four sisters, Sylvia Brockington of New York City, New York, Winona Brockington of Virginia, Cassandra Brockington of New York City, New York and Kimberly Brockington of New York City, New York; four brothers, Julio Brockington of New York City, New York, Dana King of Raleigh, North Carolina, Cecil Terry of New York City, New York, and Christopher Brockington of New York City, New York; twenty-three grandchildren; two special friends, Beatrice Abraham and Leverne Benton; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.  

The family will receive friends at 241 Quincy Cir., Florence, SC.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Sunday, July 31, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

J.O. & Annette Smith Memorial Chapel (Smith Funeral Home)

307 S. Johns Street , Florence, SC 29506

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