North Santa Rosa

Melvin Carlos Hawthorne

Melvin Carlos Hawthorne age 63 of Jay, Florida went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 28, 2016. He retired from CSX Transportation. He had a love for fishing and spending time with his family and friends. He loved to sing, play the guitar, and watch classic movies. He also loved to watch his grandchildren play ball. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. He was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin G. and Gussie Hawthorne and stepson, Lee Thompson. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Debbie Hawthorne; daughters, Carlienne (Greg) Enfinger, Amanda (Josh) Kimmons, Denise (Alec) Dobson, and Misty (Bobby) Williamson; sisters, Betty Clark, Lorene Beal, Christine Ashcraft, Darlene (Richard) Caldwell, and Rena (Mike) Gandy; brothers, Earnest Preston (Sue) Hawthorne and Calvin (Cindy) Hawthorne; 15 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 6-9 pm at Jay Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Jay Funeral Home with Bro. Earle Greene and Bro. Frederick Barrow officiating. Active pallbearers will be nephews Timothy Clark, Johnny Hawthorne, David Wilson, Shane Dunsford, Michael Beal, and great nephew Travis Ashcraft. Honorary pallbearers will be Steve Lunsford, Doug “Sonny” Franklin, and Johnny Odom Jay Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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