Roy Hawkins, 83, of Chatsworth, died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at his home.
Mr. Hawkins was employed by Dewitts Electric Motor Repair for more than 40 years and he was a retired school bus driver. He was a member of Center Hill Baptist Church where he was a deacon for 55 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Ballew Hawkins, and father and mother, John Chester and Sybil Gray Hawkins.
He is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, LeRoy and Patty Hawkins of Chatsworth, and Harry and Susan Hawkins of Chattanooga; grandchildren, Joe, Jay, Janie, Julie, Hannah and John Paul; sister, Ruth Young; and brother and sister-in-law, Frank and Mary Hawkins.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 7 p.m. from the Chapel of Jones Funeral Home of Chatsworth with the Rev. Steve Spangler and the Rev. Danny Jenkins officiating.
Burial will be in Center Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 1 to 7 p.m.
Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made in memory of Mr. Hawkins to the Center Hill Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 1887, Chatsworth, GA 30705.
Online condolences may be offered at www.jjonesfuneralhome.com.
Jones Funeral Home of Chatsworth is in charge of funeral arrangements.