Michael Hawkins, 74 - Travelers Rest

Michael Hood Hawkins, 74, husband of Pat Rampey Hawkins, of Travelers Rest, passed away June 25, 2018.

Born in Greenville County, he was a son of the late Wallace and Reba Hawkins. Mr. Hawkins served in the US Army, was an entrepreneur in various fields, a Shriner, and a member of Cooper Lodge #282. One of his latest endeavors was Travelers Rest Speedway. He was a member of Forestville Baptist Church, where he was an usher, and was active in the Joe Seay Sunday School Class.

In addition to his wife he is survived by two sons: Kevin Hawkins (Kathy) and Timothy Hawkins; one daughter: Tricia Hartin (Mike); two brothers: Joel Hawkins and Patrick Hawkins; one sister: Joy Walker; and five grandchildren: Perry, Troy and Bella Pearl Hartin, and Meredith and Michael Hawkins.

Along with his parents, he was predeceased by two infant brothers and one infant sister.

The family will receive friends Friday, June 29, 2018 from 12:30 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. at The Howze Mortuary.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 29, 2018 in The Howze Mortuary Chapel. Burial will follow in Mountain View Memorial Park.

The family will be at the home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Rd., Greenville, SC 29605.

Online condolences may be expressed here.

The Howze Mortuary, Travelers Rest, is in charge of the arrangements. (864) 834-8051.