Ronald R. Hawkins
May 29, 1953 - October 29, 2008
Birthplace: Kentucky
Resided In: Red Oak, Iowa

Visitation 11/2/2008
Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel
Service 11/3/2008
Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel
Burial 11/3/2008
Evergreen Cemetery

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Ronald R. Hawkins, age 55, of Red Oak, Iowa passed away Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital. Ronald Ray Hawkins was born May 29, 1953 in Kentucky the son of Ernest and Ivy (Bullard) Hawkins. He was raised in Brandenburg, Kentucky and graduated from Brandenburg High School. Ron attended the Nashville Auto Diesel College and was a mechanic. He was united in marriage to Patricia Lindquist on June 3, 1972 in Red Oak, Iowa. They lived in Omaha for a short time before moving to Red Oak. Ron worked for Missouri Valley Machinery from 1972-1974, Kirk National Leasing from 1974-1989, NSK from 1989-2004, and the City of Red Oak from 2004 until the time of his death. He was a member of the NRA, was an avid gun collector, and a target shooter. He also loved politics and his dogs.

Preceding him in death were his parents. Survivors include his wife: Patricia “Trish” Hawkins of Red Oak, Iowa; son: Sam Hawkins and fiancé: Amanda Miller of Omaha, Nebraska; daughter: Jennifer Hawkins-Eden and husband Joshua of West Des Moines, Iowa; grandson: Carter Eden of West Des Moines, Iowa; sister: Geri Hawkins of Austin, Texas; brother-in-law: Don Lindquist and wife Tina of Red Oak, Iowa; sisters-in-law: Penny Torczon of Red Oak, Iowa and Peggy Embree of Montana; many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held 2 PM Monday, November 3, 2008 at the Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel with Pastor David MacDonald officiating. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held from 2-4 PM Sunday, November 2, 2008 at the Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel. A memorial fund is being established in Ronald’s name.

Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.



 


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