THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. Robert E. Hawkins, widower of Mrs. Grace Hawkins, died Monday, June 23, 2008, in the V.A. Medical Center in Augusta.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 29, 2008, in the Thomson First Baptist Church Chapel with Dr. James Ramsey officiating. Burial was in the Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Hawkins was a native of Greenville County, S.C., but had lived in Thomson for many years. He was retired from Georgia Iron Works and an Army veteran. He was a member of Thomson First Baptist Church, where he was a member of the A.G. Leroy Sunday School Class.
Survivors include his son, Mr. Lonnie Hawkins, Salem, Utah; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Russell Gary, J. C. Langham, James Bridges, Newt Hildebrand and Bill Bales.
Curtis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.