Albert Hawkins
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Albert Hawkins
  • August 13, 1923 - November 3, 2017
  • Amarillo, Texas

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Albert Byron Hawkins passed away Friday, November 3, 2017. Visitation will be Wednesday, November 8, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Griggs Schooler Gordon Funeral Directors 5400 Bell St. Graveside service will be Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Llano Cemetery with Pastor Dale Moreland officiating. Services are under the direction of Griggs Schooler Gordon Funeral Directors. Byron was born August 13, 1923 in Miami, Oklahoma to Fred and Ester Hawkins. Byron worked as a conductor for the Santa Fe R.R. in Amarillo, from May 30, 1942 to March 31, 1986 retiring with 44 years of service. In 1970 he married Loraine Fournier Marcilla, who passed away earlier this year. Byron passions were fishing, playing cards and dominos.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, two sisters and two grandsons.

He is survived by a son Mike and wife Diane Hawkins, a son Vandon and wife Carol Hawkins, daughter Linda and husband Tom Spencer, and a son Burl and wife Martha Hawkins, stepdaughter Patricia and husband Rodney Porter , stepson Gilbert and wife Marsha Marcilla, brother Wayne Hawkins, along with 16 grandchildren, 31 great-great grandchildren, and four great-great- grandchildren.


Arrangements under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, Amarillo, TX.