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Billy David Hawkins

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Sunday, June 19, 1988 - Thursday, January 30, 2020


Mr. Billy David Hawkins of Malvern passed away Thursday, January 30, 2020. He was 31. 

A Celebration of Life Service was held at Malvern Baptist Church with his family and close friends. Rev. Hosea Parker officiated and Sorrells Funeral Home of Slocomb directed. 

David was born June 19, 1988 in Houston County to Dr. Jerry and Paula Williford Hawkins. David was a person with a wonderful heart and a huge personality who always could make you smile. David had a passion for music and was an accomplished pianist. He graduated from Houston Academy in 2006 and studied computer science at Auburn University, Troy University at Dothan, and South Alabama University. He worked with his family at Wiregrass Veterinary Clinic and was a member of Malvern Baptist Church. David will be greatly missed! 

David was preceded in death by his grandparents: Kermit and Juanita Williford and Billy J. Hawkins. 

Survivors include his parents, Jerry and Paula Hawkins; grandmother, Ollie Jean Hawkins; aunts and uncles: Barbara Rabon (Warner), Dwight Williford, and Shelia Applefield (Bryan); special cousins: Kaelyn Calabretto (Brandon) and Jace Calabretto; other extended family and friends.

Funeral Service

Date: Sunday, February 2, 2020

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Cliff and Carol Hardin

Jerry and Paula,

Please accept our deepest condolences.
Cherish the fond memories and always keep in mind that some time in the future we will all be together again.
Van and Sharon Johnston

Jerry and Paula our hearts are so heavy for you. David was a very sweet young man. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love y’all
Danyele Aeris

David is a treasured friend and part of our family. I regret being unable to attend his service. He has caused huge shifts in my life and without that I would be less of the person who I am today. I am grateful to have known him and love him. I hope he is happy, calm, and peaceful now.
I hope that his family will understand his actions and hold no malice or guilt for he is no longer suffering.
Adrian and Judy Holman

Dr. Hawkins and Puala. We are so sorry for the loss of your Son David. May his soul rest in peace in the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We thank God for the life of Billy David Hawkins.
Denise (McGowan) Hawke

David was one of my favorite 4th graders—always kind, considerate, and had a great sense of humor! I know first-hand the pain of losing a son. No parent should ever have to experience the loss of a child. Respect the power of grief and know that I share it with you! God bless you and yours. Denise????
Tim Branton

David and Paula,
I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I am praying for you in this difficult time.
Rachael Fitzgerald Jackson

I have no words. David was always an absolute joy who brought me so much laughter and fun. I never met Mr. David and Mrs. Paula, but I loved your son and the light he brought to the world. I'm praying for your family during this time.
MaryAnn Hall

Jerry and Paula,

Please except my sincerest condolences on your loss. May God grant you comfort and heal your heart. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

With deepest sympathy,
MaryAnn Hall

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