Donald Ray Hawkins, 74, of Madill, Okla. passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021 at the hospital in Ardmore, Okla. He was born on April 13, 1946 in Madill to the late Will Otis Hawkins and Madeline Clara Hartin Hawkins.
Don was raised in Madill and graduated from Madill High School in 1964. He joined the United States Army serving for several years during the Vietnam war and receiving a Bronze Star. Don later worked as a driver for Ryan’s Freight Line in Durant, Okla. until he became disabled and retired. He was affiliated with the Baptist faith and he enjoyed going to the Donut shop and drinking coffee with his friends. Don loved bowling, watching football and westerns.
He is survived by his brothers; Ricky Hawkins of Madill, Okla., Danny Hawkins of Louisville, Ky., Darryl Hawkins of Waynesville, N.C., sisters; Barbara Cooper of Henderson, Tenn., and Judy Hawkins of Adair, Okla.
Don was preceded in death by his parents, one brother; Fred Hawkins and one sister; Edwina Gorrell
Service will be Thursday, January 7, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the Oakland Cemetery in Oakland, Okla. Chris Webb will officiate the service. Services will be under the direction of Watts Funeral Home in Madill, Okla. Condolences may be sent to wattsfuneralhome.com.