Halkard Hawkins

Halkard Hawkins

Thursday, December 27th, 2018

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Obituary for Halkard Alfred ""Butch"" Hawkins

Gaffney -- Mr. Halkard Alfred "Butch" Hawkins, 82, passed away on Thursday, December 27, 2018, at the Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.

Born in Rock Hill, he was the husband of Elizabeth Pridmore Hawkins and the son of the late Halkard Asbury Hawkins and Louise Christmas Walker. Halkard previously worked as an electrician and was a member of Berry Memorial Baptist Church. He also worked at Greene Funeral Home for fifteen years before moving to Gaffney.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Hawkins is survived by a son, Barry Hawkins, of Gaffney; a daughter, Paula Dawkins, of Waxaw, NC; and three brothers, Douglas Hawkins, Donnie Hawkins, and Carl "Buddy" Walker III.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kristy Smith; three brothers, Glen Hawkins, Wendell "Bugs" Hawkins, and Frank Hawkins; and two sisters, Ella Ray Hammond and Cathy Lewis.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, 30th of December, 2018, from 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM at Berry Memorial Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow at 3:00 PM with Rev. Troy Cooper and Rev. Gerald Bennett officiating. Interment will in the Mesopotamia United Methodist Church Cemetery. Harvey Thomas, Darrell Bishop, Dale Dove, Butch McCullough, Bill Love, and Tom Council will serve as pallbearers.

Memorials may be made to Berry Memorial Baptist Church, 2760 Union Hwy, Gaffney, SC 29340.

The family will be at the residence.

The Book of Memories is available at www.gordonmortuary.com.

The Gaffney location of Gordon Mortuary is serving the Hawkins family.

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Service Details

  • First Visitation

    Sunday, December 30th, 2018 | 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Berry Memorial Baptist Church
    2060 Union Highway
    Gaffney, SC
    Sunday, December 30th, 2018
    1:30pm - 3:00pm
  • Service

    Sunday, December 30th, 2018 | 3:00pm
    Berry Memorial Baptist Church
    2060 Union Highway
    Gaffney, SC
    Sunday, December 30th, 2018
  • Interment

    Sunday, December 30th, 2018 | 3:00pm
    Mesopotamia United Methodist Church Cemetery
    114 Mesopotamia Road
    Gaffney, South Carolina
    Sunday, December 30th, 2018

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Sue M McAbee

Lib and Barry you are in my thoughts and prayers. Praying that you find comfort in knowing Butch is not in any more pain. Iā€™m sure he will be missed by many that knew him. Sue McAbee
Comment | Posted at 06:05pm via Condolence

Leslie & Jimmy Pearson

So sorry for the loss of your loved one. My family and I loved Mr. Butch. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Comment | Posted at 09:30am via Condolence

John Bradley

Paula, Sad to hear loss of your beloved daddy I always remember Butch was thoughtful man during carpool way to school from home when he bought us some drinks on drive break time. He is resting in peace and way home up heaven. My thoughts in prayer are with Paula during difficult time. John Bradley Creedmoor NC
Comment | Posted at 12:26pm via Condolence

Cathy Fitzgerald

Our condolences and prayer to Paula, her dad and her family. Butch is now peaceful and pain free in Heaven. Will be thinking about Paula ā™„ļøšŸ™šŸ»
Comment | Posted at 10:29am via Condolence

MJ Catoe

Lib, Paula & Barry: I was so sad when Frankie told me Butch had passed. I am so sorry for your loss. He was a good, good man and I always remember him fondly. Praying for you during this difficult time. Mary Jo Melton Catoe
Comment | Posted at 09:42am via Condolence

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