Delvin Lee Earl Carson affectionally known as “Big Bubba” born on May 10, 1977 to the late Lee Earl Carson and Gloria Shuler Carson in Orangeburg, South Carolina. God dispatched his angels to the bed-side of Big Bubba and wispered, “Come unto Me” on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at his residence.
Delvin was educated in the Orangeburg County Public School System. He was a graduating member of the class of 1996, graduating from Orangeburg Wilkinson High School. During his tenure in school, Delvin was very active in athletics participating in football, baseball and as you may know, music was surely in his journey. He was an active member in the Gospel Chorus throughout high school. He received many accolades in music and sports. Delvin was voted “Most Talented” in the Senior Superlatives and was Junior Honor Society member.
Delvin decided to further his education by attending Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College, receiving his Associates Degree in Automotive.
At an early age, Delvin accepted Jesus as his personal Savior, being baptized, and joining Andrew Chapel Baptist Church under the pastorage of the Reverend Leroy Taylor. Delvin remained a faithful member of his church and he would assistant in anyway he could until his death. He served faithfully on the Young Adults Choir under the leadership of Sister Marie Clark. Under the pastorage of Reverend D.E. Greene, he served on the Gospel and Mass Choir.
After graduation, Delvin was employed with several different companies with leadership positions. Delvin had a smile and laughter that was contagious which made his career as a salesman very easy. Delvin was lastly employed with Nissan of Orangeburg in which he was named top salesman in his position several times. He was the face of his dealership throughout the state of South Carolina.
Delvin dedicated his life to music. He collaborated with several groups and assisted choirs throughout the states of South Carolina and North Carolina including: Warren Chapel, Cedar Grove and Cooks Chapel just to name a few. Pastor Greene was very instrumental with joining Delvin with one of his idols, Harvey Watkins and The Cantons Spiritual, with him opening up at his show in South Carolina. Delvin was the visionary of Big Bubba and The Eternal Harmonizers and under his leadership they faithfully sung praises to God. They were blessed to have produced several CD’s. His last collaboration was with the late Bishop Rance Allen and Darrell McFadden. He had a sincere love for Gospel music and displayed it daily with his family through their group.
In addition to his father, Delvin was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Albert and Williemae Shuler; paternal grandparents, Willie and Leila Mae Carson and one nephew, Ronald “NuNu” Kennerly, Jr.
He leaves to cherish his fond memories: his mother, Gloria Carson of the home; two daughters: Daisha Carson and Keajsha Carson both of Orangeburg, SC; two sons: Delvin Carson, Jr. and Jamarcus Carson both of Orangeburg, SC; his six loving grandchildren: Chamonie, Da-Kari, Lyniel, Christopher, Kylin and Dajsha; two sisters: Brenda Gooden of Orangeburg, SC and Tara Kennerly Moss (Kelvin) of Norlina, North Carolina; one brother, Corey Carson (Tiffany); two God-children, Ke-Mare Aaron and Christopher Malcolm; four nieces, one nephew, and a host of great nieces, great nephews, aunts, many cousin, friends, co-workers and musical affiliates.
Viewing will be held Sunday, December 20, 2020 at Glover's Funeral Home Chapel from 2:00 until 7:00 p.m.
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