|Mr. Walter L. Hawkins, 90, of Galesburg, died 2:30 PM Friday, April 2, 2010 at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL.
He was born February 27, 1920 in Gerlaw, IL. to Fred W. and Alta House Hawkins. He married Melba Marie Logsdon February 25, 1943 in Coldbrook, IL. She preceded him in death March 20, 1998.
Surviving is a son Robert D. (and Barbara) Hawkins of Fenton, IL., one brother Ralph Hawkins of Galesburg and, a sister Velma Carlson of Alexis, IL., two grandchildren Robin (and Daniel) Moss and Daniel (and Cathy) Hawkins, four great-grandchildren, Robert Moss, Megan Moss, Caitlyn Hawkins and Nathan Hawkins, and a loving friend Marge Swanson of Galesburg.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and a sister.
Walter was a petroleum salesman for Stockland Farm Service in Monmouth, IL. for several years and retired in 1985. He graduated from Alexis High School. He was a member of Coldbrook Christian Church.
Funeral service will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at Coldbrook Christian Church. Rev. Tim Johnson will officiate. Visitation will be 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Monday at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Memorials can be made to Coldbrook Christian Church. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.