La-Van Hawkins passed away a week ago on Saturday, April 6, 2019.  He once owned multiple Pizza Hut’s and Burger King’s around the Metro Detroit area.  Hawkins also owned the short-lived Sweet Georgia Brown restaurant in downtown Detroit.

His visitation is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, April 14, 2019 at James H. Cole Funeral Home at 2624 W. Grand Blvd. in Detroit.

The funeral service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday, April 15, 2019 at Great Faith Ministry International Church at 10735 Grand River in Detroit.