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William “Dustin” Hawkins

William “Dustin” Hawkins, 36 of Lake City, Tennessee, took his heavenly flight on May 13, 2024. Dustin was born Jan. 25, 1988 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

Dustin was a beloved son, brother and father. He  considered himself the jack of all trades and the master of none. Dustin had no fear and loved living life to the fullest.

Beginning at an early age, he was always trying crazy ideas that led to broken bones on multiple occasions. Dustin graduated from high school with honors and received a scholarship to further his electrical career. After being an electrician, he decided to take his career to ironworking. He traveled the states and worked on multiple projects throughout the years, rigging and climbing steel.

Dustin was a member of New Life Missionary Baptist Church. He loved to sing and play the guitar alongside his mother and oldest son.

He was preceded in death by his father, William Hawkins; grandparents, George and Margaret Seiber, Paul Hawkins and Iva Jean Marlow Wilson; and brother, Danny Joe Braden.

He is survived by his parents, Benny and Susan Braden Lake City; wife, Hannah Bolton of LaFollette; sons, Brentin and Brayden Hawkins of Lake City; daughter, Kyndal Bolton; brother, Rev Joshua and Hope Hawkins; special niece, Alexis Hawkins; special nephews, Walker and Korbin Hawkins; sisters, Tonya Heatherly of LaFollette, Valerie Collins of Oak Ridge, Valletta and Nathan Miller of Powell, and Alisha Harding of Clinton; and a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m., Friday, May 17, 2024, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

The funeral was held at 8 p.m., Friday, May 17, in the funeral home chapel, with the Revs. Ed Seiber and Lawrence Henegar officiating.

A graveside service was held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 18, at the Sam Foust Cemetery in Lake City.