Obituary of Rollie D. Hawkins
Rollie D. Hawkins, 83, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2023. The husband of Alice Sutherland Hawkins, Rollie was born May 21, 1939, to the late Lawrence and Willie Claxon Hawkins in Owen County, Kentucky. A Untied States Air Force veteran, he was a current member of the Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Chruch, but faithfully attended Burks Branch Baptist Church, a small country church in Shelby County, until 2006. Rollie was the former office manager for Frankfort Meter Electric, where he cultivated many important relationships with his co-workers for 40 years. He enjoyed going for rides, driving down country roads and visiting Classic Car Shows, and airplanes. Being a fan of UK Basketball was a family affair he took very seriously, as home and family were of upmost importance to Rollie. He was a man who made a positive impression on everyone he met.
In addition to his wife, Alice Sutherland Hawkins, Rollie leaves behind his children, Rhonda (Tim) Lucas of Lexington and Michael (Rebecca) Hawkins of Floridia; a sister, Joy Bobzien; and his grandchildren, Kate, Carly, and Alicia Hawkins.
Rollie was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence, and Wilie Claxon Hawkins, as well as his siblings, Mary Katherine Swanson, Myrene Hancock, Billie Klein, Jacquelyn Sanders, Kenneth Hawkins, Jewell Hawkins, and Larry Hawkins.
A Memorial Service will be held 1:00p, Friday, February 17, 2023, at Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Rd, Frankfort. Burial will be private at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Frankfort. Memorial Visitation will be from 11:00a until the time of service on Friday, at the funeral home.