James Russell Hawkins, of Madisonville, passed away at 4:40 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, at Tennova North Select Specialty Hospital. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He was 73 years old.

Survivors include: his wife, Patricia Susie Hawkins;

Children, Shane Hawkins, Jill Hawkins Grayson;

Grandchildren, Andrew, Shane dra, Savannah, Joey, Mya and Lehen Hawkins, Summer and Justin Grayson;

Great-grandchildren, Alleigh Brown, Ryleigh Adams;

Brother, Bill Hawkins.

A memorial service was held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, in Biereley-Hale Chapel, with the Rev. Nevil Smith officiating. Arrangements by Biereley-Hale Funeral Home in Madisonville.