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Samuel R. Hawkins, Jr
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Birth: Dec. 29, 1928
Death: May 31, 2005

Mr. Samuel R. Hawkins Jr., 76, of Winston-Salem died unexpectedly Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at his home. He was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was born Dec. 29, 1928, in Forsyth County to Samuel R. Hawkins Sr. and Mae Hawkins. Mr. Hawkins was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving during the Korean War. He was a retired captain with the Winston-Salem Fire Department and was a self-employed paint contractor. He was a member of Salem Masonic Lodge No. 289 and Shriners. He was a devoted father and friend to all who knew him and will be greatly missed. Sam loved the "simple life" and was generous with everything he had: his time, his possessions and his love. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Daniels Hawkins, in 1997. Surviving are two sons and a daughter, Bobby W. Hawkins and wife Cathy of Clemmons, Michael A. Hawkins of Winston-Salem and Kathy Hawkins Rayle and husband Ron of Advance; seven grandchildren, Brad, Renna, Graham, Kelly, Brooke, Meredith and Lauren; five great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Kelsey, Steele, Braydon and Connor; a brother, J.C. Hawkins, of Winston-Salem; and a sister, Bonnie Baker, of Mocksville. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, June 3, at Forsyth Park Baptist Church, with Mr. Bill Teague officiating. Burial will follow in Forsyth Memorial Park with Masonic rites. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today, June 2, at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel. Memorials may be made to Hospice & Palliative CareCenter, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103, or the charity of the donor's choice.
.Published in Winston-Salem Journal on June 2, 2005 
 
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  Dorothy Daniels Hawkins (1931 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forsyth Memorial Park
Winston-Salem
Forsyth County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Jim Hawkins
Record added: Aug 16, 2012
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