Kevin Dale Rawlins
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Kevin Dale Rawlins, age 53, passed away suddenly on the 18th of May 2020. Kevin was a devoted son, brother, friend and talented musician. When he loved, he loved with all his heart and gave with everything he had. He was deeply passionate about the outdoors, music, animals and his family. Kevin was the first person there, whenever you needed something. He developed a keen interest in music as a child, teaching himself to read music and play the drums (much to his parent's chagrin) in elementary school and went on to study music in California. He had music in his soul. He was a principal of Pelican Homes Builders and Remodelers. With those he loved which was many, Kevin was quick with a witty comment or observation that showed his wonderful sense of humor. He will always be remembered as a loving son, protective brother and loyal friend. We will miss him dearly. Kevin is survived by his mother, Beverly Rawlins, father, Jim Rawlins, brother, Jimmy Rawlins, sister, Kimberly Rawlins, and two nieces, Olivia and Victoria Rawlins. Visiting hours will take place at Resthaven Funeral Home, 11817 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA, 70816 on Friday, May 22nd from 12:30pm until services at 2:00. Burial will follow in Resthaven Gardens of Memory. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.resthavenbatonrouge.com

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Published in The Advocate from May 20 to May 22, 2020.
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May 27, 2020
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Cheryl McLeod
Family
May 26, 2020
Beverly and Jim Louis and I were so sorry to hear about Kevin. I remember him as a child always being a gentle kind person. Our prayers are with your family.
Louis and Cynthia Stafford
Friend
May 22, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. God bless Kevin, family and friends
Leon Tranchina
Friend
May 21, 2020
Kevin was one of my closest friends for 35+ years .we played a lot of music together and did lots of home recording .his drumming can be heard on much of my music .we also traveled a lot together to New York City and Miami .when I returned to Baton Rouge from Pittsburgh Kevin help me to move .many great memories of camping ,cave exploring, parties,and hanging out ! Feels like I lost a brother. RIP old friend..... so sorry to all his family David Meyers
David meyers
Friend
May 21, 2020
Sonya, OLivia and Victoria I'm so sorry for you're loss. Prayers for comfort to you, Jimmy and the rest of Kevin's Family. Robin and Kevin Comeaux
Robin Comeaux
Friend
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