Charles W. Hawkins

July 20, 1939April 20, 2019

Charles W. Hawkins, age 79, formerly of Matthews, MO. passed away on April 20, 2019 at his home in Cape Girardeau, MO. He was born July 20, 1939, in Matthews, MO., to the late Charles and Florence House Hawkins. Charles served as President of the New Madrid County School Board from April 1976 to March 1985; he served on the Regions Bank Board, formerly known as First Financial Bank from 1973 to 1996. He also served on the New Madrid County Port Authority Board of Commissioners. On December 10, 1960, in Sikeston, MO., he married Margie Latham Hawkins, who survives of the home. Other survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Lisa Hawkins Fly and Mark Fly of Nashville, TN. and one granddaughter, Olivia Margaret Wilson of Nashville, TN. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Colin Hawkins. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 2:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Sikeston, MO., Rev. Jennifer Moxley, officiating. Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston, MO. Pallbearers will be: Michael Richards, Brad Gilmer, Lance Lawson, David Pearson, Bruce Dawson and Dan Jennings. Charles will be missed tremendously by his family and all who knew him well. Memorial donations may be sent to American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674.

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  • Visitation Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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Lisa Pobst

April 24, 2019

Charles was a true gentleman..a good friend...he and Margie...gave us many happy memories from years ago...deepest sympathy. 💟 Lisa Pobst

Joan Pipkin

April 23, 2019

Such a wonderful man that will be greatly missed. Fly high young man