William A. Erwin

William A. Erwin, 75, of Hazlehurst, passed away June 28, 2020, at Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in McComb. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 2 at Springhill Pentecostal Church in Wesson, with interment in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the church. Ott & Lee Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Erwin was born August 13, 1944, in Hazlehurst, to Joe Erwin and Valentine Morgan Erwin. He was married to Barbara Joan Thornhill Erwin. He was an automobile body man all his life and the owner operator of Erwin Body Shop in Monticello for 36 years. He was also a good carpenter. Mr. Erwin was a member of Springhill Pentecostal Church in Wesson. He was a man who lived for and loved the Lord. He was a tremendous family man and provider. He loved his family and friends very much and Paw Paw, as everyone liked to call him, will be missed more than words can say.
Mr. Erwin was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Joe M. Erwin; and sister, Gertrude Beall.
Mr. Erwin is survived by his wife of 57 years, Barbara Joan Thornhill Erwin; son, William Malcolm Erwin; daughter, Wanda Denise Keys; brother, Ricky Erwin; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.