William Daniel Rabon, Sr.

1884

William Daniel Rabon Sr was born on 24 May 1884 in Killian, Richland, South Carolina, USA a child of Daniel Rabon and Jessie Ann Fawn Rabon.

1900

William Rabon was counted in the census on 07 Jun 1900 in Richland, South Carolina, USA, as a 15-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father Daniel Rabon; his mother Jessie Rabon, his siblings, Robert Rabon, Mirna Rabon, Cora Rabon, John Rabon, and Susan Entzminger; his brother-in-law, Hubert Entzminger; and his newphew, Robert Entzminger.

1910

William Rabon was counted in the census on 09 May 1910 in Richland, South Carolina, USA, as a 24-year-old, single, white, male, son. Also in the home was his father Daniel Rabon; his mother Jessie M Rabon; and his siblings, Jemina Rabon, John H Rabon; and Luther Cornelius.

1918

On September 12, 1918, William Daniel Rabon completed his United States World War I Draft Registration Cards.

“United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9YTC-S5R8?cc=1968530&wc=9FW2-MNG%3A928310301%2C928644801 : 24 August 2019), South Carolina > Richland County; R-Z > image 22 of 1832; citing NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

1930

William D Rabon was counted in the census on 12 May 1930 in Richland, South Carolina, USA, as a 46-year-old, male, married, white, head of household. Also in the home was his wife, Eula Rabon; and their children, William D Rabon, Jr., Blease Rabon, Sidney Rabon, Lester Rabon, Mattie Rabon, Ruby Rabon, Curtis Rabon, Dorothy Rabon, Mary Rabon, and Marvin Rabon.

1940

William D Rabou was counted in the census on 08 Apr 1940 in Hyatt Park, Richland, South Carolina, USA, as a 55-year-old, male, married, white, head of household. Also in the home was his wife, Eula Rabou; their children, Mary Rabou, Marvin Rabou, Curtis G Rabou, Dorothy Rabou; his daughter-in-law, Dorothy Rabou; and his grandson, James W Rabou.

1962

William Daniel Rabon Sr died on 02 Aug 1962

William Daniel Rabon Sr died on 02 Aug 1962 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA at South Carolina State Hospital. He was buried on 04 Aug 1962 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA at Elmwood Memorial Gardens.  His cause of death was glomerulonephritis. His Social Security Number was 704-16-4479. 

W. D. Rabon Sr., 78, Retired Rail Trainman, Dies

Funeral Services for William D. Rabon, Sr., 78, of 930 Vernon Court, will be conducted Saturday at 4 p.m. from Dunbar Funeral Home by the Rev. Guy C. Hinson, the Rev. George F. Turbeville and the Rev. John C. Anderson. Interment will be in the Elmwood Cemetery.

He died Thursday in a local hospital.

Mr. Rabon was born in Killian, a son of the late Daniel Rabon and Jessie Fawn Rabon. He had lived in Columbia most of his life and was employed by the Southern Railroad for 48 years, retiring in 1948.

He was a member of Colonial Heights Baptist Church and was a former member and deacon of Jackson Creek Baptist Church. He was a a charter member of Bayview Baptist Church, and also a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Eula Hawkins Rabon; four daughter, Mrs. J. B. Brady, Mrs. Ruby Carter, Mrs. Mary Trout and Miss Dorothy Rabon of Columbia; six sons, W. D. Rabon of Abbeville, L. J. Rabon of Spartanburg, E. B. Rabon, S. M. Rabon, C. G. Rabon and Marvin J. Rabon of Columbia; a sister, Mrs. J. O. Summers of Dentsville; a brother J. H. Rabon of Blaney; 19 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Active pallbearers will be Norman Frost, W. C. Hale, Edward Hinson, T. M. Ellisor, Leroy H. Davis and W. H. Kelly.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Fellowship Sunday School Class of Colonial Heights Baptist Church and Joseph Keels, Dr. Joe Tobin, Dr. E. W. Masters, Rufus Shannon, Dr. O’Neal DeBruhl, George Nelson, John Lomas, R. T. Cook, Fred Dowie, J. D. Coleman, S. E. Snyder, Bill Johnson, George W. Wise, Bob Brawley, Billy Benton, Stanley Summer and J. R. Creech.

William Rabon, 78, of Columbia

William D. Rabon, Sr., 78, of 930 Vernon Court, died at a local hospital Thursday afternoon.

Mr. Rabon was born in Killian, a son of the late Daniel Rabon and Jessie Fawn Rabon. He had lived in Columbia most of his life and was employed by the Southern Railroad for 48 years, retiring in 1948.

He was a member of Colonial Heights Baptist Church and was a former member and deacon of Jackson Creek Baptist Church. He was a a charter member of Bayview Baptist Church, and also a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Eula Hawkins Rabon; four daughter, Mrs. J. B. Brady, Mrs. Ruby Carter, Mrs. Mary Trout and Miss Dorothy Rabon of Columbia; six sons, W. D. Rabon of Abbeville, L. J. Rabon of Spartanburg, E. B. Rabon, S. M. Rabon, C. G. Rabon and Marvin J. Rabon of Columbia; a sister, Mrs. J. O. Summers of Dentsville; a brother J. H. Rabon of Blaney; 19 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 4 o’clock Saturday afternoon from the Dunbar Funeral Home by the Rev. Guy C. Hinson, the Rev. George F. Turbeville and the Rev. John C. Anderson. Interment will be in the Elmwood Cemetery.

August 3, 1962  Columbia Record (published as THE COLUMBIA RECORD)  
Columbia, South Carolina
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August 3, 1962  State (published as The State)  
Columbia, South Carolina
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Located in Elmwood Memorial Gardens
Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Bill
“South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS9W-QH9D-X?cc=1417492 : 12 March 2022), > image 1 of 1; Department of Archives and History, State Records Center, Columbia.

The Home of William D. Rabon:

930 Vernon Ct, Columbia, SC 29203
2 bedroom, 1 bathroom 1,023 Square Feet
930 Vernon Ct, Columbia, SC 29203
2 bedroom, 1 bathroom 1,023 Square Feet
930 Vernon Ct, Columbia, SC 29203
2 bedroom, 1 bathroom 1,023 Square Feet
930 Vernon Ct, Columbia, SC 29203
2 bedroom, 1 bathroom 1,023 Square Feet

1965

On October 8, 1965, William Daniel Rabon was mentioned as the deceased father in the record of William Daniel Rabon.

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