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Billy Joe “B.J.” Hawkins

Billy Joe “B.J.” Hawkins, 72, husband of Patsy Mann Hawkins for 54 years, died Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center, Frankfort, KY.

A native of Mt. Sterling, KY, he was the son of the late Joe Fielden Hawkins and Ruth Whitaker Hawkins.  He was retired from the Joy Global Company after 47 years and a member of the Paris Church of Christ.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, David Hawkins, Lora Hawkins (Ronnie) Irvin and Teri Hawkins; four grandchildren, Jake (Kandice) Irvin, Destiny Irvin (Brady Grose), Luke Irvin and Easton Tubbs; one great grandchild, Liam Grose and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by Harold and Bessie Mann.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 PM Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY by Clay Leonard.

Visitation will be from 1-3 PM Saturday, January 18th at the funeral home.

The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY 40361.

The online guestbook is at and a 24 hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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