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Jack Hawkins

The Gaffney Ledger - 4/23/2018

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Gaffney, S.C. - Jack Donald Hawkins, 84, of 2282 Overbrook Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 20, 2018 at his residence.

Born in Gaffney, he was first married to the late Letha Mae Bolin Hawkins and was the husband of Janie Mae Lloyd Hawkins of the home. He was the son of the late James Meredith Hawkins and Della Smiley Hawkins. Mr. Hawkins retired as a diesel mechanic, was a U.S. Army Korean War veteran and disabled veteran, a member of the VFW and attended Gaffney Free Will Baptist Church.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a stepson, Henry Marvin Hickman and wife, Ruth Ann of Sumter; a brother, Joe Dean Hawkins, of Granite Falls; grandchildren, Henry Marvin Hickman, III and wife, Lindsay, Christina Lynn Hickman Jones and husband, Justin, Jonathan Hodgson and wife, Sarah and Alyssa Hodgson; three great-grandchildren, Avery Ann Hickman, Landon Hickman and Jace Jones. He was also preceded in death by five brothers,

Col. Steadly P. Hawkins, Hoyle B. Hawkins, Garland Lee Hawkins, Howard Hawkins and Maynard Hawkins.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Monday, April 23, 2018 at Blakely Funeral Home. Graveside services, with military honors, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at Frederick Memorial Gardens with Rev. Henry Guyton and Rev. Dennis

Tolley officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Gaffney Free Will Baptist Church, P.O. Box 994, Gaffney, SC 29342.

The family will be at the residence.

An online guest register is available at www.blakelyfuneralhome.com.

Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory, Gaffney, S.C.


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