Cory L. Hawkins, 55, of Brick Township, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2019. Cory worked as a Certified Nurse's Aide at the Medi-Center in Lakewood. He was born and raised in Lakewood where he coached basketball at the Lakewood Middle School and High School. He moved to Brick Township in 2015. Cory enjoyed the outdoors and his favorite pastimes were fishing and crabbing and spending quality time with his wife and children. He was predeceased by his father Willie Lee Hawkins. Cory is survived by his wife of 20 years, Julissa Guerrero-Hawkins; six children, Cory, Jr., Shamel, Christian, Christopher, Daniel, and Karina; his mother, Kathy Webb; three brothers, Greg, Jeffrey and Fredrick; two sisters, Marcella McKnight and Dina Strand. Friends are invited to attend a memorial gathering on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at Kedz Funeral Home, 1123 Hooper Ave., Toms River.