Thomas Joseph Hawkins, 66, passed away suddenly in Doha, Qatar, while working to build hospitals. Thomas proudly served his country, retiring from the U.S. Navy after 30 years.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday March 28, at 1 PM at the Bryan-Lee Funeral Home Chapel in Garner, with Military Honors. He will be inurned at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date with Full Military Honors.
Thomas was preceded in death by his parents; John and Lillian Hawkins; daughter Heather Hawkins, sister Jeanne Adams and brother Tim Hawkins.
He is survived by his wife; Donna Dickenson Hawkins; daughter, Carrie Griffin and husband Jayson, sons, Thomas J. Hawkins, II and wife Amy, Damien Moessner; sisters, Anne Carey and husband Jimmy, Bonnie Feazel and husband Jimmy and Lynne O’Donohue and husband Dennis; brothers, Tony Hawkins and wife Gina, Mike Hawkins and wife Kathy and four grandchildren, Brier and Tyler Griffin, Ellie and Joseph Hawkins.
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The family will receive friends Fri. March 27, 2015 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner.
Condolences to the family may be made to bryan-leefu neralhome.com