Kenneth Dalmond Hawkins of Edinburg died at home early Friday morning. He was born in Hawkinstown on June 9, 1933, the son of Samuel Boyd Hawkins and Frances Mabel Foltz Hawkins.
Kenneth graduated from Triplett High School ‘class of 1952. He married Louise Mae Hansberger December 1952.
He worked for Edinburg Motors as service manager for many years. He retired from Johns-Manville and most recently worked as a substitute school bus driver for Shenandoah County.
Kenneth was a faithful member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Jerome. Through the years, he had served as trustee, Superintendent of Sunday Schools, chairman of the property committee, and several terms as councilmember.
He was a talented carpenter and made many items that will be treasured by his beloved family and friends. He was a loving husband and father and was active with his sons and grandsons in sports and hunting. He served on the Eagle Scout Review Board and served as treasurer for Boy Scout Troop 54 for 40 years.
Kenneth is survived by his wife Louise; two sons-Steven Brian Hawkins and wife Cynthia; Kenneth Gerald Hawkins and wife Brigitte; daughter-in-law Miranda; two brothers- Carroll Lorraine and Boyd Douglas; six grandchildren- Brandy Boies and husband Chris, Rosanna Winner and husband Robert, DeLacy, Wesley Hawkins and wife, Ashley, Tiffany and Leah Hawkins; and five great-grandchildren- Ella, Avarose, Emily, Wade, and Elizabeth. He is preceded in death by his son, Wayne DeLacy Hawkins and his grandson Brian Boyd Hawkins.
Family visitation will be Saturday, September 28th from 6-8 pm at Dellinger Funeral Home, Woodstock. The funeral service will be held Sunday, September 29th at 2pm at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 4109 Jerome Road, Edinburg, Virginia.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery Fund or to the Brian Boyd Hawkins Scholarship, Lord Fairfax Community College, 173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, Virginia 22645.