T.J. Wilkes

LAMAR – Timothy Justin “T.J.” Wilkes, 39, died Saturday, April 10, 2021. A graveside service was held in Newman Swamp Cemetery Tuesday, April 13, 2021, directed by Belk Funeral Home. He was born in Florence Nov. 17, 1981, son of Janet “Jan” Yarborough and the late George Tillman Wilkes. T.J. loved hunting, fishing, spending time with his dogs and spending time on the lake, he was an enormous outdoors lover. T.J. enjoyed playing video games with his best friends, Craig Richardson and Kevin Powell. He was a huge Clemson Tigers fan, especially Tigers football and he loved Newman Swamp! He attended Will of Faith Southern Methodist Church. T.J. was a caring and giving person; he continued that in death through the gift of organ, eye and tissue donation. In addition to his mother Jan, of Lamar, he is survived by his grandmother, Jeanette Yarborough, his half-sister Jessica Wilkes, many aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Tommy Yarborough, uncle Tom Yarborough and cousins Hagan Weaver and Dusty Wilkes. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Darlington Humane Society, PO Box 1655, Hartsville, SC 29551 or Will of Faith Southern Methodist Church, c/o Robbie Thomas,

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