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|Hawkins, Eugene Dale
|Eugene Dale Hawkins, 78, of Galesburg, IL, died at 10:47 AM Friday, November 12, 2010 in OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL.
He was born on December 24, 1931 in Galesburg to Glenn and Cecile E. Mahon Hawkins. He married Barbara Berry on November 30, 1974 in Galesburg. She survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Doug (and Lina) Hawkins of Oquawka, Ill. and Larry Anglund of Galesburg; a daughter, Donna (and Jim) Miller of Reno, Nev.; a sister, Eleanor (and Max) Gillette of Galesburg; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Eugene Hawkins, Jr.
Gene was a tool and die maker at Maytag for 43 years, retiring March 1, 1994. He was a 1950 graduate of Galesburg High School and a member of the First Christian Church.
He enjoyed riding his motorcycle that he rode for many years. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was very devoted to his family and friends.
Funeral services will be 10:00AM Thursday, November 18, 2010 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel with Rev. Greg Fitch officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00PM to 7:00PM Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at the Chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Galesburg. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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