Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2012 3:26 pm
Billy Erico Mackins, 72, of Union City died Oct. 6, 2012, at his residence.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church, with interment to follow in East View Cemetery. The Rev. A.E. McCadney will officiate.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the hour of service at the church.
Rawls Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He was born July 16, 1940, in Union City, son of late Virgie Lee Mackins Storey and Dawson “Bama” Gordon. He was a retired truck driver and a 1959 graduate of the former Miles High School. He spent his younger years at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Melba (McFall) Mackins; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Billy and Carla Mackins and Erico Mackins; four daughters, Kim Mackins, Lori Blair, Vikki Mackins and Tia Mackins; nine grandchildren and the spouse of one, Kimiko and Vaughan Doniphan, Natasha Mackins, Billy Lavell, Ashley Mackins, Tatiana Mackins-Burton, Jordan Mackins, Nadia Mackins, Kobe Mackins and Natalia Mackins; three great-grandchildren, Ramiyah Kerney, Navaiah Hamilton and Vaughn Doniphan; his brother and sister-in-law, Jeff and Johnnie Mackins; and his sister, Phyllis Anderson.
Family and friends may leave condolences at www.rawlsfuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Messenger 10.11.12