Mr. Robert "Bobby" Hankins Sr. was born in Darlington County a son of late Alonzo and Emma Moses Hankins. He attended Darlington County Public School. Mr. Hankins worked for Nucor Steel for twenty plus years. He was a member of Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. He was married to the late Deloris Slater Hankins. He is preceded in death by his Son Robert Hankins JR, and grandson Marquis R. Alston.
Survivors include his three daughters Bonita R. Hankins and Dorothy L. Hankins of Darlington. Teresa Hankins- Alston of Florence. Two granddaughters reared as his own, Kimaada (Maurice) Mcleod of Holly Springs, NC. Latasha Washington of Darlington, SC. Four grandsons, Andrea, Quintell, Tyler, and Marvin (Bud); Four granddaughters, Shayla, Vonita, Bonita, and Maya; one great-grandson Evan Reese McLeod. Two sisters Laura Jackson, Philadelphia, PA and Jean Thomas Trenton, New Jersey. One daughter-in-law Rolanda Hankins of Columbia, S.C. brother-in-law James Tucker and one sister-in-law Janet Slater. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.