A SENATE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR WILBUR

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 9                A SENATE RESOLUTION
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11   TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR WILBUR LEE JEFFCOAT OF
12   LEXINGTON COUNTY, AND TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS
13   LIFE OF DEDICATION AND SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF
14   THE PALMETTO STATE.
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16   Whereas, the members of the South Carolina Senate are grateful
17   for the lifelong devotion of Wilbur Lee Jeffcoat to public service in
18   our State; and
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20   Whereas, Mr. Jeffcoat retired as the manager of government and
21   community affairs with the Overnite Transportation Company; and
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23   Whereas, together with his beloved wife, Annie, he reared a fine
24   son, Christopher Lykes, Sr., who has blessed them with two
25   adoring grandchildren: Christopher Lykes, Jr., and Steven Lykes;
26   and
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28   Whereas, a devoted member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church of
29   Swansea, he served as a church trustee and as the lead Sunday
30   school teacher; and
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32   Whereas, he served his community on the Lexington Development
33   Corporation, the Central Midlands Planning Council, and the
34   Lexington County Recreation and Aging Board; and
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36   Whereas, from the mid 1970s through the 1990s, he served as the
37   lead fundraiser for South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus, and
38   he served as the 1st Vice Chair of South Carolina Democratic
39   Party; and
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 1   Whereas, he lent his formidable experience in service on the South
 2   Carolina Board of Consumer Affairs and on the Occupational
 3   Safety and Health Review Board; and
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 5   Whereas, with tireless and enthusiastic devotion, Mr. Jeffcoat
 6   served on the board of Palmetto Senior Care and on the Lexington
 7   Hospital Board; and
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 9   Whereas, he earned the prestigious standing of a thirty-third degree
10   Master Mason and proudly holds a life membership in the
11   NAACP; and
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13   Whereas, the members of the South Carolina Senate appreciate the
14   legacy of service and commitment that Wilbur Lee Jeffcoat has
15   established and for the standard of excellence he has set in our
16   State for others to emulate. Now, therefore,
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18   Be it resolved by the Senate:
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20   That the members of the South Carolina Senate, by this resolution,
21   recognize and honor Wilbur Lee Jeffcoat of Lexington County,
22   and commend him for his life of dedication and service to the
23   citizens of the Palmetto State.
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25   Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be provided to
26   Wilbur Lee Jeffcoat.
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