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Charles William Hawkins

October 14, 1955 — May 28, 2022

Jefferson City, TN

Charles William Hawkins

CHARLES WILLIAM HAWKINS, age 66, of Jefferson City, TN left this world to go to his heavenly home on May 28, 2022.  He was a member of Woodale Freewill Baptist Church. His faith was very important to him. He was actively involved in the service of his Lord, who he loved dearly. He loved people , never met a stranger, and was a loving friend with a servant’s heart. His career was as a truck driver, but in recent years he enjoyed driving the trolly in Pigeon Forge. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a Shriner, both out of Virginia. He was proud to be a veteran of the U. S. Coast Guard, loved his country, and had a patriot’s heart. Preceded in death by his parents, Clinton and Agnes Hawkins; and his lifelong best  friend, Hurley Mitchell. He is survived by his beloved bride of 21 years, Joyce Lawson Hawkins; brothers, Clinton Hawkins, Jr., Cliff Hawkins (Sharon), and Craig Hawkins; several nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews. He is also survived by many lifelong special friends. In lieu of flowers, please make a memorial to the charity of your choice; or if you prefer, a gift of wind chimes would be special to Joyce. Graveside military service will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Knoxville, TN. Officiating will be Rev. Robert Hobbs, Rev. Lynn Crawford, and VFW Post # 5266.

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Military Graveside Service

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Starts at 12:30pm (Eastern time)

East Tennessee State Veteran's Cemetery

2200 E Governor John Sevier Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37914

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