Leroy “Hawk” Hawkins Sr., 77, a native of Bayou Sale and a resident of Verdunville, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 7:45 a.m., at his residence.
Visitation will be Tuesday, July 15 at Jones Funeral Home in Franklin, from 11 a.m. until funeral service at 1 p.m. Burial will be in the Nazarene Cemetery in Verdunville.
Mr. Leroy was employed and retired from Wal-Mart.
“Hawk” leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Rosa Lee Austin-Hawkins of Verdunville; four sons, Leroy Hawkins Jr., of Four Corners, John H. Parker and Lynnis Parker, both of Patterson, and Eric Kirt of Jeanerette; six daughters, Mrs. Herman (Veronica) Jones of Morgan City, Kathleen Hawkins of Centerville, Mrs. Kenneth (Sheryl) Washington of Franklin, Mrs. James (Stephanie) Joseph of Patterson, Eliecia Adams of Euless, Texas and Stephanie Evans of Florida; three sisters, Sylvia (Dot) Jenkins of Centerville, Mrs. Wilfred (Elizabeth) Richardson of New Orleans and Elder Donald (1st Lady Donna) Lancelin of Baldwin; 29 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.
Leroy was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters, two brothers and a daughter.
Jones Funeral Home of Morgan City/ Franklin/ Jeanerette/Houma is in charge of arrangements. Visit www.jones-funeral-home.com to send condolences to the family.

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