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Marvin Hawkins Iii

April 16, 1953 — May 1, 2023

Marvin Leon Hawkins lll was born April 16, 1953, in Denver, Colorado.
to his parents, Marvin Leon Hawkins, jr. and Faviola Martinez-Mosley. He was the 2nd child born to his mother. He was raised with brother’s, Jesus “Tony”, Karl and Leroy. Sisters, Dorothy, Helen “Peanut”, Faviola M. “Sweet Pea”, and Melody. Stepbrothers, June, Wayne, and Larry. Stepsisters, Linda and Bertha.

In the early 1970’s, he was a wrestling sparring partner for the ‘Bon Erics, Kamala and Rick Flare’. In 1976 Marvin was known over the radio airwaves as Hawkeye. He gave information from camp, George’s West radio station.
In 1987, he enrolled in the national beverage institute bartending course. He also catered for parties and weddings. Among the many jobs he worked, at one point, he was a screen maker and screen printer. He spent most of his adult life in  the printing business. He was a fan of professional wrestling and sports. His favorite team being the Denver Broncos.

In 1988 Marvin was married to Vicky Lynn Hawkins this marriage was later dissolved.

In the early 2000s, Marvin received training certificates from basic management training.

A man of faith, on January 16, 2021, Marvin Hawkins was officially recognized as a member of the universal life church and has officially been ordained.

Those that know him best describe him as kind and loving. He was a protector who was willing to make any sacrifice for his family. He gained much happiness being around his family he was known to call his daughter and granddaughter “Girly”.

He was loved by many, as he lived, his long-fulfilled life to the ripe age of 70.

He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Marvin Leon Hawkins Sr.; his Father, Marvin Leon Hawkins Jr.; and his sister, Helen L. Anderson (known as Peanut)

Marvin Hawkins passed away on May 1, 2023, at Lutheran Hospital. Those left to cherish his memory include his mother, Faviola P. Mosley, brothers Jesus Martinez “Tony” Karl Hawkins, Leroy Hawkins; stepbrothers June, Wayne, and Larry. His sisters, Dorothy Hernandez, Faviola “Sweet Pea” M. Mosley, Melody Mosley; stepsisters Linda, and Bertha; stepchildren, Danielle, Brian, and Michael; grandchildren; Cecelia, Bryelle, Maddox, and Witten; aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews and his girlfriend, Bria Whatley

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, May 12, 2023

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Mountain time)

Pipkin Braswell Serenity Chapel

6601 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80220

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Celebration of Life

Friday, May 12, 2023

Starts at 5:00 pm (Mountain time)

Pipkin Braswell Chapel of Peace (East Colfax Avenue, Denver)


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