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Graveside services for Wilmer “Bubba” Dorch, 68, of 804 NW 6th Ave Hallandale, FL formally of Martin, SC will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at Furse Mill Cemetery Martin, SC with Reverend Michael O’Neal officiating.

Wilmer “Bubba Dorch was born on July 22, 1947 to the late union of the late Wilken and Felene Flint Dorch in Martin, South Carolina. He attended the local schools of Allendale County, and was a member of the Mt. Hope Baptist Church in Martin, South Carolina.

“Bubba” relocated to Hallandale, Florida and resided there for over 50 years. He was employed by J and K Roofing for over 40 years. On Thursday July 14,2016 “Bubba’s” Earthly chapter came to a close in Hallandale Beach , Florida. He was preceded in death by one son: Thomas Simmons; one sister: Viola Robinson, and three nephews: Jarvis Beckett, Johnnie L. Brodus, jr. and Davis Johnson, Jr.

He leaves to cherish he memory his soul mate: Dorothy Shelton; five daughters; Tranell Wiggins of Jacksonville, Fl, Helene Graham of Irmo, SC, Linda L. Dorch, Rebee Dorch of Hollywood, Fl and Renee Monroe of Hallandale, FL; three sons: Henry Lee Dorch, Thaddius ( Annette) Franklin and Jemal Simmons of Hollywood, Fl; six sisters: Martha Ann (Johnnie Lee ) Brodus of Martin, SC, Daisy Johnson, Shirlene Dorch of Barnwell, SC,  Betty Dorch of Camden, SC, Fannie Dorch and Rebecca (Calvin) Roberts of Columbia, SC; two brothers: David Dorch and Jerry Dorch of Martin, SC; eight sisters-in-laws; four brothers-in-laws; and a host of grandkids, great grandkids, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation will be held Monday, July 25, 2016 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Friends may call at the funeral home.


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  • Sunday, July 17, 2016
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Allendale Community Funeral Home
  • Sunday, July 17, 2016
    heartfelt condolences during your time of bereavement
    ~ Cornelus Fields   Allendale, SC
  • Thursday, March 01, 2018
    My deepest sympathy to you and your family we are so sorry to hear about your loss. Death can bring so many tears and pain, but your memories can also bring smiles too. We hope that you can find some comfort in the words find at 2 Corinthians 1: 2 - 4 . Sincerely Rebecca
    ~ Rebecca   Columbia, SC