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“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.” II Timothy 4: 7-8 (KJV) Ruben Trappier, Jr., who was respectively called, “Coonshine”, was the son of Ruben Trappier, Sr. and Minnie “Nikki” Cain Trappier. He was born August 21, 1942 in Florence County, South Carolina. Ruben departed this life on Sunday, May 1, 2011 after an illness. He attended the public schools of Florence County. He was employed by La-Z-Boy East Furniture for over 35 years and a member of the Local Union 276 IUE. Ruben was a member of Bethel Apostolic Church under the leadership of the late Dr. U. I. McCall. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Jannie Mae Witherspoon Trappier; one son, Roderic James Trappier; three sisters, Mary Ollie Trappier, Jonetha Trappier and Betty Trappier Bostick; two brothers, Rufus Trappier and Frank Trapier; two sisters-in-law, Catherine Trapier and Bertha Trapier; and three brothers-in-law, Furman Bostick, Kenneth Davis and Carl Mack. Ruben leaves to cherish his memories of love: two sons, Richard Allen (Charlynne) Trappier of Darlington, SC and Darius Jermaine (Katie) Trappier of Timmonsville, SC; four grandchildren, Jaelyn Alexis Trappier of Darlington, SC; Trevor Trappier and Jasmine Trappier of Boston, MA, and Haven Trappier of Timmonsville, SC; four sisters, Juanita Davis, Gracie (Philmore) Echols, both of Florence, SC; Lucinda Mack of Louisville, KY, and Sylvia (Toby) Timmons of Pamplico, SC; one brother, Leroy Trapier of Florence, SC; one sister-in-law, Dorothy Trappier of Louisville, KY; a very special and dear friend, Ms. Ida Smith of Society Hill, SC; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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