HAWKINS darrMADISONVILLE, KY - Darrell Wayne Hawkins, 59, of Madisonville passed at 12:30 A.M. Saturday, December 17, 2011 at his residence of Multiple Systems Atrophy. He was born June 13, 1952 in Hopkins County, KY, the son of William Andrew Hawkins and the late Jonell Harris Hawkins. He was also preceded in death by his father-in-law Vallard Osborne.

He was of the Baptist Faith. He was a coal miner for Lodestar Coal Company. He restored his 56 Chevy and won Super Chevy along with several other awards. He was a loving husband, father, & grandfather. He loved classic cars and spending time with his granddaughter Makayla.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Linda Osborne Hawkins; one daughter, Shawn Hawkins Turnage of Madisonville; four sisters, Carolyn Skeen, Sandy Skeen both of Madisonville, Pat Hawkins of Manitou, and Joann Eastwood of Madisonville; three brothers, Billy Hawkins of Madisonville, Tony Hawkins of Slaughters, and Donnie Hawkins of Manitou; two grandchildren, Makayla and Josh Turnage of Madisonville; his mother-in-law Katherine Osborne of Madisonville; two sister-in-laws, Valarie Willis of Dalton, KY and Karen Frederick of Dixon, KY and one brother-in-law Robert Osborne of Owensboro, KY.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at the Barnett-Strother Funeral Home with Bro. Thad Hopper and Bro. Charlie Spears officiating. Burial will follow at Grapevine Cemetery in Madisonville.

Visitation will be from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday and after 12:00 noon on Wednesday until the service time at the funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Cobb, Matthew Osborne, Shane Hawkins, BJ Hawkins, Steve Littlepage, Tony Hawkins. Honorary pallbearers will be Josh Turnage, Skip Skeen, Earnie Eastwood Jr. and Donnie Hawkins.

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