Memorial & visitation plans for Korbin Williams

Korbin Williams
Photo courtesy of the Williams family

GAFFNEY, SC (WSPA) – Memorial and visitation plans for 8-year-old Korbin Williams have been released.

The boy was attacked and killed by dogs in Gaffney on Friday.


The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7, at Orchard Street Baptist Church Christian Life Center.

A memorial service will immediately follow at 4 p.m. at the church with Reverend Roland Dry officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Greenville Memorial Hospital, “Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Hospital”, 701 Grove Road, Greenville, SC, 29605.

You can read the obituary here.


Korbin was walking with a friend around 3:45 p.m. when they were attacked by three dogs, according to Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler.

Fowler said Korbin had fed the dogs minutes before he was mauled.

Korbin’s friend was also bitten  on the leg.

Deputies killed two of the dogs when they tried to attack them. The third dog was killed by a neighbor.

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office has not said who owned the dogs.

Sheriff Steve Mueller says the three dogs were “mutts” (mixed with German Shepherd, Husky, Boxer).