David Jay Hawkins, 81, of Viola, Arkansas passed away Monday, September 7th, at his residence. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on August 21, 1934, a son of the late Madge (Kennedy) and Robert C Hawkins. David spent his life as a son, brother, husband, grandfather, builder and soldier in the U.S. Army. He was of the Baptist faith. David was united in marriage to June Chumley on December 2, 1999 in Harrison, Arkansas. He is survived by his Wife, June Chumley Hawkins of the home; two Sons, Gordon R. Hawkins and Tambra of West Plains, Missouri and W. Scott Hawkins of Caufield, Missouri; six Grandchildren, William Hawkins, Justin Hawkins, Mitchell Barton, Tanya Fare, Jesse Hawkins and Natale Hawkins; five Great Grandchildren; Daughter, Yvette Chumley Grisham and husband Jimmy of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas; three Grandchildren, Daultyn Grisham,, Kaylie Grisham and Ashton Grisham; Son, Willard T. Chumley JR of Little Rock, Arkansas; two Grandchildren, Austin Chumley and Caroline Chumley and Brother, Phillip Hawkins of Edmond, Oklahoma. David was preceded in death by his Parents, Robert and Madge Hawkins and two Brothers, Robert Hawkins and James Hawkins.
Visitation will be held Friday, September 11, 2015 beginning at 10:00 AM at Doty Family Funeral and Memorial Service Chapel, 903 Third Street, Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas 72512. Graveside services will follow visitation at 11:00 AM at Evening Shadows Memorial Park in Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas. Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral and Memorial Service of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas.