John A. Hawkins, age 71, of First Street in Corning, NY died Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA. John was born on November 28, 1944 in Corning to Francis and Carrie (Wood) Hawkins. He married Carol Copp on October 27, 1984 in Painted Post. John was a shipping clerk at Dresser Rand in Painted Post for over 37 years. He is a member of Victory Highway Wesleyan Church, enjoyed word searches, model cars, and watching TV. He is survived by his wife Carol; son, DeWayne (Rebecca) Jennings of Lawton, OK; daughter, Tina Stephens of Oblong, IL; mother-in-law, Martha Copp; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Yvonne (Doug) DeWert, Josephine (Eugene) Jennings, Roxanna (Robert) Henshaw, James (Mary Ann) Copp, Robert (Brenda) Copp; six grandchildren, Carey, Cassi, Mitchell, Nathan, Matthew, and Alexis; several nieces and nephews. John was predeceased by his son, Allen Jennings in 1999. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, November 1st from 3 - 5 PM at Haughey Funeral Home, Inc., 216 E. First Street in Corning where funeral services will follow at 5:00 PM. Burial will be in Coopers Plains Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made in John's name to any VFW or to the Lung Association at www.lung.org. John's family entrusted his care to Haughey Funeral Home, Inc.