David Earl Hawkins, affectionately called “Hawkeye” or “Hawk”, age 66, passed away peacefully at his home on February 9, 2020 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. David was born in Richmond, VA to the late Otis Earl Hawkins, Jr. and Catherine H. Hawkins. He was a 1971 graduate of Prince George High School and a retired employee of Dominion Virginia Power having worked there for 40 years. During his lifetime, David was active in the Carson Volunteer Fire Department, Carson Ruritan Club, Edwards Masonic Lodge No. 308, and the Carson Community Hunt Club. David loved being at home on the family farm where he enjoyed gardening and raising various animals. He loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and his job. He said, “find a job you love, and you will never work a day in your life. I never worked a day in my life”. He loved helping people, especially through his work where he made some of the best friends a man could have. David is survived by his two daughters, Bridget H. Elmore of Mechanicsville and Crystal H. Wilson, (Mark) of Glen Allen, three grandchildren, Tucker Earl Elmore, Lexi Anne Wilson and Benjamin Lane Wilson, and his sister Cathy H. Hardee and brother-in-law Denny Hardee of South Hill, VA. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at the Petersburg chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Salem UMC 19312 Templeton Road. Carson, VA with Pastor Michael Baugham of Salem UMC and Pastor Wayne Guynn of Olive Branch Baptist Church.

David Earl Hawkins