Lonnie Gaskins

October 28, 1928 ~ November 14, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old

Lonnie Gaskins Obituary

Lonnie Gaskins was born October 28, 1928, in Sanderson, Florida, to the late McKinley and Nellie Gaskins.

Lonnie lived in Sanderson his entire life. As a child, Lonnie took great joy working with his father on their farm. As an adult, Lonnie worked for Seaboard Coastline Railroad (now CSX) for forty years as a trackman. After retirement, he started gardening again in his leisure time.

Lonnie was preceded in death by his wife, Rosa Lee Donaldson-Gaskins; and his daughter, Shirley Gaskins-Boston (Willie, Sr).

Lonnie is survived by his five children, Jonathan Gaskins, Sr. (Annie), Ronnie Gaskins, Dianne Gaskins-Thompson (Sidney), Beverly Gaskins, and Kerry Gaskins; his siblings, Reverend Richard Gaskins, Eartha Lee Gaskins and Mozell Gaskins; his sixteen grandchildren, Tina Gaskins-Shannon (Levi), Chinell Gaskins-Turner (A.J.), Kimberly Gaskins-Curl (Sharmand), JoAnna Gaskins, Jonathan Gaskins, Jr. (Lauren), Noah Boston, Tammy Boston, Willie Boston, Jr., Quincy Gaskins, Chasity Gaskins, Michelle Parker-McGriff, Sidneia Renea Thompson, Rosa LeAnn Thompson-Knight (Maurice), Kelvin Gaskins, Alex Gaskins, and Eric Gaskins; nineteen great grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and other mournful relatives and friends.

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November 24, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Johnson Chapel COGBF
9764 Faith Loop
Sanderson, FL 32087

Graveside Service
November 25, 2023

11:00 AM
Quitman Cemetery
Route 8953 Gaskins, Inc.
Sanderson, FL 32087


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