Richard L. Hawkins, age 65, of Conyers, passed away on Monday, July 22, 2013. Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 25th, at Heritage Hills Baptist Church, at 2:00 p.m. (in-state at 1:00 p.m.), with Pastor Doug Ferguson officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens, in Stockbridge.
A native of Jacksonville, FL, Mr. Hawkins worked for Utility Trailer Sales of GA. He was loved and will be greatly missed by his wife, Sally J. Hawkins, of Conyers; sons, Richard Christian Hawkins, of Conyers, Hershel Jacob & Tiffany Hawkins, of Winder, David Benjamin & Fernanda of Dallas, TX; grandchildren, Lauren S. Hawkins, Jacob P. Hawins and E. Claire Hawkins; sisters, Marian Dingle, of Jacksonville, FL and Janette & Ralph Simmons, of Jacksonville, FL; 4 nieces & 1 nephews. Sally said Richard was the love of her life and her heart goes with him.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Joann Shelley and parents, Hershel & Juanita Hawkins.
The family will receive friends, Thursday, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be offered at www.mem.com. Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, Horis A. Ward Chapel, (770) 918-8851.