Mr. Hawkins died following a long battle with cancer at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at his home in Cadiz.
He was born July 3, 1957 in Mount Erie, N.C. to the late Calvin Coolidge Hawkins and Effie Hawkins.
Calvin was a member of the Liberty Point Baptist Church. He was employed as a painter.
He was preceded in death by one brother-in-law, Larry Rogers; one nephew, Joey Rogers; and two best friends, Jackie Johnson and Nick Woodruff.
He is survived by his mother, Effie Hawkins of Cadiz; one sister, Carolyn Rogers of Gracey; one daughter, Darrian Oliver of Cadiz; one grandson, Christopher Jordan Oliver of Cadiz; several nephews; several great nephews and nieces; one aunt, Sue Latham of Greenwood, S.C.
Pallbearers were Jason, Brian and Derek Rogers, Greg and Denny Thomas and Les Choate. Honorary Pallbearers were Ernest Mitchell, Nathaniel Jones, the late Jackie Johnson and the late Nick Woodruff.
Music was provided by Clarissa King, pianist.
Memorial donations may be made to Pennyroyal Hospice, 220 Burley Ave., Hopkinsville, KY 42240.