Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Dwayne Wilson, Kingstree - Funeral services for Dwayne Wilson, conducted by the Rev. J. Jeannetté Cooper, were held Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Kingstree Cemetery of Kingstree. Mr. Wilson died Tuesday, April 29, 2014. He was born November 17, 1961, in Darlington County, the son of Mary Ellen Wilson and the late Johnny Lisbon. Raised in Elliot, he attended the public schools of Lee County and graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School in 1979. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 1983 from South Carolina State University. He began his career in law enforcement at the Hartsville Police Department. While working with the Hartsville Police Department, he entered into the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy and became a South Carolina State Trooper for eight years in Williamsburg County. After leaving the Highway Patrol in 1993, he started working with the Andrews Police Department. After working for the Andrews Police Department for several years, he joined the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Department as Chief Deputy. Later he became Williamsburg County Detention Center Jail Administrator. Because of his love for law enforcement, he was an active member of numerous organizations, including the Palmetto State Law Enforcement Offices Association and the Jail Administrator’s Association. He was a member of Pentecostal Temple Holiness of Elliot. After moving to Kingstree, he joined Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, where he was a member of the United Methodist Men and the November Birthday Club. Survivors, in addition to his mother of Elliot, are: his wife, Cynthia Wilson of the home; three children, Ciara Wilson of the home; Kemdeodra Mickel of Bishopville; and Arkeayes Cunningham of Charlotte, North Carolina; two sisters, Wanda Wilson of Elliot; and Maria Scipio (Joel) of Belmont, North Carolina; four brothers, Jeffery Wilson of Richmond, Virginia; Johnny Lisbon of Lynchburg; Patrick Lisbon (Cindy) of Fort Campbell of Kentucky; and Travis Lisbon of Charlotte, North Carolina; and one granddaughter.