He retired in 2000 as a self-employed TV repairman. He was a former Kiwanis President and a volunteer for the Shilo Home for Abused Children in Shafter, CA.
He is survived by his wife Beverly of Princeton; 3 children Steve (Janet) Hawkins of Florida, Cindy (Phillip) Howze of Corpus Christi, TX, Robert (Beth) Hawkins of Princeton; 1 brother Mel Hawkins of Alabama; 1 sister Jean Lefler of California; 10 grandchildren Andrea, Steven, Tabitha, Jason, Cody, Taylor, BreAnn, Dylan, Andy and Tatum and 4 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers.
Memorial services will be held on Thursday, July 15 at at the Colvin Funeral Home in