James “Jimmy” Hawkins, 91, of Arrington, passed away on Oct. 8, 2021 in Franklin.
Mr. Hawkins was born in Arrington to J. H Hawkins and Ora G. Hawkins on Aug. 30, 1930. He worked in agriculture and carpentry during his lifetime. An avid champion fox hunter and fox hornblower, Jimmy was well respected in the woods as well as the ball fields. Jimmy played travel and community team baseball and was a devoted baseball fan throughout his life.
Jimmy had a great love of the land and enjoyed being with his family, friends and neighbors.
He was preceded in death by his parents J. H. and Ora Hawkins and two sisters Lucille H. (Malcolm F.) Jewell and Edith H. (Moses) Baskin. Jimmy is survived by numerous nieces and nephews and their families.
Graveside services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 16, at noon at Triune United Methodist Church Cemetery in Arrington.
Pallbearers will be Tommy Lamb, George Lamb, Jamie Yates, Tyrone Ridley, Tyler King and Dale Roberson.
Memorials may be given to Guardian Hospice, located at 741 Cool Springs Blvd., Ste. 102, in Franklin.
The family of James Hawkins wishes to extend their sincere thanks to Guardian Hospice and Claiborne & Hughes Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. A special thank you to friends Russell and Lori Cooper, Sylvia Couch, Jamie Yates, Mike and Jackie Freeman and Resa.
WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 615-794-2289.