GASTONIA - Ralph Junior Hawkins, 63, passed away Nov. 21, 2012 at home.
He was born in Tazewell County, Va., to the late John and Laura Asburry Hawkins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Johnny, Gene and Roy Hawkins.
Ralph retired from Woody's Tire Sales.
Survivors include his roommate, Delores Underwood; brothers, Leonard Hawkins, Jim Hawkins and wife Catherine, Joe Hawkins, Ed Hawkins and wife Tammy, Jerry Hawkins and sister, Eva Shealy and husband Clarnece.
The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Monday at McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia.
Funeral will follow the visitation at 2 p.m. in the Founders Chapel of McLean Funeral Directors with Pastor James Terry officiating.
Interment will follow in Gaston Memorial Park.
Condolences may be sent online by visiting www.mcleanfuneral.com.
McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is serving the family of Mr. Hawkins.