Gerald Lee Hawkins

Published 9:41 am Friday, April 28, 2017

Gerald Lee Hawkins


Gerald Lee Hawkins, 73, died Wednesday, April 26, 2017. He was born October 2, 1943, in Janesville, WI to the late Richard and Edna (Popanz) Hawkins.

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He attended Southland Christian Church. He served 3 years in the U.S. Army and was retired from Tinker Airforce Base where he worked for 35 years. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Donald Richard Hawkins, and David William Hawkins.

He is survived by his wife, Pamela Elaine Hawkins; two sons, Derek (Jennifer) Hawkins of Danville, KY, and Grant Hawkins of Danville, KY; six grandchildren, Alexandra Elaine Hawkins, Michaela Denise Hawkins, Cierra Jean Hawkins, Jeleena Gayle Iris Hawkins, Zander Rock Hawkins, and Petra Elizabeth Rose Hawkins; two nieces, Kristen (Hawkins) Knepper, Danyelle (Hawkins) Dorsha; and one nephew Dustin Hawkins.

The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, May 1, 2017, at Stith Funeral Home in Danville. Visitation will be at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will be at Danville Memorial Gardens. Military honors will be performed by the American Legion, Saufley Post #18. Memorial donations are suggested to Wounded Warriors Project. An online guestbook is available at