Mr. Kevin Dantzler was born on October 8, 1967, to the late Mr. Isaac Dantzler Jr. and Mrs. Charlotte Duggins Dantzler. Kevin was baptized at Refuge Church at a young age and accepted the Lord as his personal savior. He attended the public schools in Summerville, SC. He played Junior Varsity football and Varsity football for Summerville. He graduated from Summerville High School in 1986. In 1987, Kevin enlisted in the U. S. Navy and served aboard the USS Wisconsin BB-64 (Battleship) as an Electricians Mate. He was a plank owner. He was a Persian Gulf War Veteran under Operations “Desert Shield”/ “Desert Storm”. He received a Liberation of Kuwait Medal, Sea Service, Deployment Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, Navy Unit Commendation Medal, and First Conduct Medal. He served four years active duty with the U. S. Navy from 18 May 1987 – 17 May 1991 with an Honorable discharge. He transferred to the U. S. Naval Reserves Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) unit om 18 May 1992 – 1 October 2010. He retired after 23 years of service as Petty Officer First Class. He performed several tours at the SPAWAR Robotics facility in San Diego, CA. He earned a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal. On May 4, 1998, Kevin graduated from Trident Technical College with an Associated Degree in Engineering Technology majoring in Electronics. He was currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in Electronics from Grantham University. He maintained a 4.0 average and was only a few classes from
completion. Kevin married his high school sweetheart, Meshawn Pringle, on May 30, 1998. To this union were two sons, Brandon Kyle Dantzler and Jonathan Myles Dantzler. He loved his family very much and always did his best for them. Kevin was employed by Robert Bosch LLC on July 30, 2000, as an Electrical/Electronic technician. He worked most of his time on the weekend shift and third shift in the CRIN department. Kevin enjoyed spending time with his family, cooking turkeys, grilling out, and watching TV. His favorite TV channels were ESPN, HGTV and the news. His favorite NFL football team was the LA Raiders and his favorite college football team was the Georgia Bulldogs. Kevin departed this life on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, at Trident Medical Center. He will be truly missed by all that knew and loved him. He was preceded in death by his father, Mr. Isaac Dantzler Jr.; paternal grandparents, Isaac Dantzler, Sr and Ethel Mae Moorer Dantzler; and his maternal grandparents, James Duggins and Eva Walker Duggins. Kevin leaves to cherish his fond memories his loving and devoted wife Meshawn Renee Pringle Dantzler of 24 years, his devoted sons, Brandon Kyle Dantzler and Jonathan Myles Dantzler of Goose Creek, SC; his mother Charlotte Dantzler, sisters Geraldine Dantzler, Loretta Dantzler and Elizabeth (Robert) Gladden all of Summerville SC; brother Dr. Darrell (Ayssa) Dantzler of Waldorf, Maryland. Father-in-law; Julius Pringle; Mother-in-law, Lorraine Pringle; Sister-in-law, Lacey L. Pringle and brother-in-law Julius Pringle, II. of Summerville, SC. His special nice Laura Ashley Chisolm and special nephew Avery Brooks Lee. His aunts and uncles: Dorothy Lambert, Ladson, SC, Ida Mae Oduola, Washington DC, Betty (Wendell) Coburn, Ridgeville SC, Leroy (Doris) Dantzler, Pineville, SC. SC; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, church family and friends.
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