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WILSON C. HAWKINS, SR.

August 12, 1945 November 16, 2017
WILSON C. HAWKINS, SR.
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Wilson Hawkins, Sr. was born August 12, 1945 in Prince Frederick, Maryland. He entered into eternal rest on November 16, 2017 at Future Care Pineview Nursing Home in Clinton, MD.

Wilson attended and graduated from the public schools of Calvert County. He was a dedicated Washington Redskins fan no matter what their record turned out to be. He entered the U.S. Marine Corps on November 12, 1965 as a Machine Gunner and served in The Vietnam War in 1966. He received the following commendations: President Unit Citation, 2 Purple Hearts, Rifle Marksman Badge, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/1*, NATDEFSM. Wilson was honorably discharged on November 8, 1968. Wilson worked for various construction companies displaying his talent as a Brick Layer.

Wilson was a kind-hearted and loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He would go out of his way to help others. He loved spending time with his family, friends, and frequently checked in on his Mother Mary. He shared a special friendship with Russell Washington. Wilson was a devoted member of Mount Olive United Methodist Church and also a member of American Legion Post 220.

Wilson leaves to cherish and share his memories, a devoted and loving wife, Mary Hawkins; mother, Mary Hawkins; three sons: Wilson, Jr; Malcolm; Marvin (Natashela); four grandchildren: Shantella Stuart(Danny), Tonnisha Hawkins, Sharkiya Hawkins, Malcolm Hawkins; three great grandchildren: Shanara Stringer, Daliyah and Dacari Stuart; one sister, Peggy Hawkins; three brothers: Melvin Hawkins (Bonnie), Floyd Hawkins, and Charles Hawkins (Joyce); god-daughter: Dawn Richburg; god son: Charles Hawkins, Jr; brothers and sisters-in-law: George Thomas(Shirley), John Thomas(Christina), Thelma Thomas, and Sharon Posey(Allen). He also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and caring friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Overton Hawkins; siblings: Ivon Brooks, Overton, and Carlton Hawkins; and mother-in-law: Lillian Creek.

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Visitation

Tuesday

28

Nov

10:00 AM 11/28/2017 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/28/2017 11:00:00 AM
Mt. Olive UM Church

10 Fairground Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Mt. Olive UM Church
10 Fairground Road Prince Frederick 20678 MD
United States

Service

Tuesday

28

Nov

11:00 AM 11/28/2017 11:00:00 AM
Mt. Olive UM Church

10 Fairground Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Mt. Olive UM Church
10 Fairground Road Prince Frederick 20678 MD
United States

Cemetery Details

Tuesday

28

Nov

1:45 PM 11/28/2017 1:45:00 PM
Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery

11301 Crain Highway
Cheltenham, MD 20623

Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery
11301 Crain Highway Cheltenham 20623 MD
United States
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