Funeral services for Mr. Louis A. Hawkersmith, age 82 of Tullahoma will be conducted at 2 pm, Saturday, November 30 at the First United Methodist Church in Tullahoma with Rev. Paul Purdue officiating.
Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.
Visitation with the Hawkersmith family will be from 5 pm until 8 pm, Friday, November 29 at Tullahoma Funeral Home.
Mr. Hawkersmith passed away Tuesday evening at the Centennial Medical Center in Nashville.
Mr. Hawkersmith was born in Winchester, Tennessee the son of the late Will and Irene Crawford Hawkersmith.
He was the owner and operator of Hawkersmith & Sons Nursery in Tullahoma and was a member of both the Middle Tennessee Nursery Association and the Tennessee Nursery Association where he was named a lifetime member in 1991. He was also a member of the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders Association, was named the Conservation Farmer of the Year in 2004. Louis was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Tullahoma.
Mr. Hawkersmith is survived by:
His loving wife, Mrs. Jean Hawkersmith of Tullahoma. Children, Pam Hawkersmith of Manchester
Steve (Linda) Hawkersmith of Tullahoma, Paige (Gary) Edwards of Dawson, Georgia.
Grandchildren, Hayden Hawkersmith, Shannon (Billy) Hamblin and Ginger (Jordan) Ennis
Great Grandchildren, Faith and Autumn Hawkersmith, Jackson & Cody Hamblin, Steven and Landon Ennis.
One Brother, Leon Hawkersmith of Estill Springs
The family request for those who wish to make donations to 5 Loaves 4 Kids or Horseplay in Tullahoma.