Marvin Kenneth Hawkins  June 30 1933  May 20 2019

Marvin Kenneth Hawkins June 30 1933 May 20 2019

Marvin Kenneth Hawkins, 85, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on May 20, 2019, in Port Arthur, Texas. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange, Texas. Officiating will be Reverend Tony of Bridge City Church of Christ. Born in Indianola, Mississippi, on June 30, 1933, he was the son of Carl Ellis Hawkins and Wilma Lucille (Pierce) Hawkins. Marvin proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He then went on to work as a self-employed truck driver before working for and retiring from International Paper Mill (formerly Owen Illinois Paper Mill) as a foreman. Marvin was a faithful member of Bridge City Church of Christ. He loved being outdoors and was an avid hunter and was passionate about fishing. Marvin was a wonderful husband and father and always provided for his family. He also loved his cats – Black Jack was his baby. Marvin will be missed by all who knew and loved him. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Wilma Hawkins; his siblings, Dennis Hawkins and Kathleen Strosinski; and his son-in-law, Robert Newman. He is survived by his loving wife of almost 64 years, Billie Jean Hawkins of Bridge City; his children, Jennifer Jean Peters and husband Stan of Pompano Beach, Florida, Yvonne Hawkins of Mesquite, Texas, Carl Lee Hawkins of Jacksboro, Texas, Treva Lynn Newman of Bridge City, Texas, and Pamelia Williams and husband Sammy of Boyd, Texas; his siblings, Shirley Showah of Indianola, Mississippi and Irwin Hawkins of Indianola, Mississippi; and his 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Marvin Kenneth Hawkins please visit our Sympathy Store.

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Marvin Kenneth Hawkins June 30 1933 May 20 2019.

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  1. My name is Lavette Hawkins i am one of the daughters of Dennis Hawkins . I never met my Uncle Kenneth but my father would tell me about his memories of him when they were kids , Dennis passed on 2/7/2001 of the terrible genetic kidney problem PKD that seems to have almost destroyed the Hawkins line ! all of my siblings and their children all have it . i am the only one who was spared among my immediate family . i am curious if uncle Kenneth and his children also suffer from this ?

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