Clyde M. Hawkins, 74, of Green Acres, Lenoir, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care in Lenoir.
He was born Feb. 14, 1938 in Watauga County to Dora Hendrix Hawkins.
He was preceded in death by Dow Hawkins.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife of 46 years, Helen Rominger Hawkins; one son, Clayton M. Hawkins and wife, Lynette, of Ferguson; two daughters, Tracy Hawkins McGee of Lenoir, and Linda Hawkins Taylor and husband, Roger, of Gamewell; one brother William Hawkins of Wilkesboro; five sisters, Jeanette Dove, Virginia Smith, Doris Elledge and Elizabeth Robbins, all of Ferguson, and Dorothy Triplett of Wilkesboro; and two grandchildren.
Mr. Hawkins retired from Bernhardt Furniture and was a member of Calvary Advent Christian Church.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, 2 p.m., at Calvary Advent Christian Church, conducted by the Rev. Jim Lee. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens of Lenoir.
The family will be at Greer-McElveen Funeral Home from 7 until 8 Tuesday night.
Memorials may be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street, Lenoir, N.C. 28645.