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In Memory of
Mark Thomas Hawkins, Jr.
November 11, 1985 - July 19, 2015

Saturday, August 1, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. until 12 noon
Word of Deliverance Ministries 693 Fresno Rd. Forest Park, OH, US, 45240

Saturday, August 1,2015 at 12 noon
Word of Deliverance Ministries 693 Fresno Rd. Forest Park, OH, US, 45240

Spring Grove Cemetery 4521 Spring Grove Ave Cincinnati, OH, 45232

Mark Thomas Hawkins Jr. November 11, 1985 - July 19, 2015

Mark Thomas Hawkins Jr.
Mark Thomas Hawkins Jr., also known as œMarkie Hawk, was born November 11, 1985. He was the firstborn of Mark and Sharon Hawkins. He received Christ at the age of ten, at Greater Fellowship Baptist Church, under the leadership of Pastor Hebert Mabry. He faithfully served there as the head musician until his untimely death.
Mark graduated from Finneytown High School. There he played varsity basketball for five years starting in the eighth grade, until his senior year of high school. To this day he holds the record for the most points scored: 1,439 points.
He attended Northern Kentucky University, where he pursued a marketing and business management degree. He played basketball for four years and was known for his ''œsharp shooting'' skills. He enjoyed teaching children how to play basketball. He helped coach and train various AAU teams and was a mentor to a wide age range of children.
Marks passion was music. He taught himself how to play the piano, organ and drums at a young age. He later furthered his skills by learning how to DJ- turning his passion into play and pay. After leaving NKU, Mark went on to manage a successful nightclub and worked with Self Diploma, to promote and produce entertainment events in the city. Most recently, Mark accepted the General Manager™s position at Level (a local night spot) and once again teamed up with his mentor, Tyran (TC) Howard. Mark frequently worked as a DJ at several area clubs and private parties around the city. He enjoyed it so much that he often stated, ''œThis does not feel like work'', because it was always fun.
Mark™s major priority was his family-never missing an opportunity to attend family events. It was important to him to always give the women in his family hugs. Beyond this, Mark always took care of business.
Mark was a musician for the congregation at Greater Fellowship Baptist Church, every Sunday where his Father is Pastor. His quiet and intense relationship with Christ was evident in all aspects of his life. Part of Mark™s enjoyment included: all of the family dogs, fishing with his dad, watching movies, listening to and creating music, and of course smelling good.
Mark was known for his loving and funny personality. He had an infectious laugh and great smile that always lit up the room. He was known for his willingness to help, inspire, encourage and uplift others. When someone had a need and it was presented to Mark, he did not hesitate to do his best, to fulfill that need. He never looked for anything in return. His only goal was to lend a helping hand. His intentions were purely to support and promote the success of other people. He never missed an opportunity to minister to whoever needed or wanted it, no matter where he was.
Mark leaves to mourn: his two loving parents- Mark and Sharon Hawkins, sister -Shalena Hawkins, grandmother-Clemanthus Brooks, special friend- Nakita Travis, as well as a host of relatives and friends. He will be greatly missed, but never forgotten by all.

Cemetery Details
Spring Grove Cemetery
4521 Spring Grove Ave
Cincinnati, OH, 45232


AUG 1. 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Word of Deliverance Ministries
693 Fresno Rd.
Forest Park, OH, US, 45240

Mark Thomas Hawkins Jr





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