Ray Hawkins was born on July 16, 1956 in Chesterfield County, a son of the late Gerald Oliver and Inez Jeanette McQueen Hawkins. He received his education in Chesterfield County. He was a retired employee of Shaeffler Group, where he worked for 34 years. Ray Hawkins was known for his funny side, welcoming sense of humor and gift of gab. With Ray, there was never a dull moment. Ray was very helpful and would aid anyone in need while tears would fill in your eyes as he shared his famous stories. Ray loved to fish, play pool, gamble and play the lottery. He also enjoyed music and dancing and was known to be the “life of the party”
He shall surely be missed, but his memories and loving spirit shall forever be in the hearts of those that loved him dearly. Ray was the beloved father to Jacinta Hawkins and Darrell Hawkins; Brother to Debra Harrell of Brooklyn, NY, Sandra (Patrick) Williams of Cheraw, SC, Jeanette (Lawrence) Johnson, Bonnie (Reverend Wendell) Crummy, Tommy (Gwendolyn) Hawkins; He leaves his grandchildren, Viviana St. Hill, Tiana St. Hill and King Anthony Hawkins; a host of nieces, nephews and other close relatives and friends.
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