David Delano Dinkins
by Kristin Zachary
Mr. David Delano Dinkins of Yadkinville passed away Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, at Forsyth Medical Center. She was 77.
Mr. Dinkins was born March 19, 1934, in Yadkin County to William and Mary Ball Dinkins. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Mr. Dinkins is survived by his loving wife, Kay Dinkins; a son, William Michael Dinkins; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; four stepsons, Richard (Mary) Bost, Nathan (Kathy) Sapp, Brian Sapp, and Stephen Sapp; one stepdaughter, Sheila Lewis; a brother, Robert (Jean) Dinkins; a special cousin, Morris (Jackie) Disher; a very special caregiver, Lenora Combs; and special friends, Heather Hall; a nephew, Robert Dinkins of Aventura, Fla.; a niece, Alison (Frank J.) Malloy; and great-niece, May Rose Malloy of Fairfax, Va.
A funeral service was conducted Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Hale and Bro. Cliff Rhodes officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery with full military honors provided by VFW Post #10346.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 2725 Old Hwy 421, Yadkinville, N.C. 27055.
The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the one who loved and helped with the care of Mr. Dinkins, Lenora Combs.
Online condolences may be made at www.gentryfuneralservice.com.
Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville is serving the Dinkins family.
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