RICHARD O HAWKINS

JUNE 28, 1936 - NOVEMBER 2, 2008

ZENA - Richard O Hawkins, 72, a Zena resident passed away at Integris Grove General Hospital on Sunday, November 2, 2008. He was born on June 28, 1936 in Ponca City, Oklahoma to George and Mildred (Kelly) Hawkins. Richard was a veteran of the United States Army. While he was working he helped bury fiber optic cable  for the phone companies. Mr. Hawkins was a member of the Zena Baptist Church were he was baptized. He loved to garden; flowers and vegetables, he never left the tomatoes out of the garden. He also enjoyed feeding birds mainly hummingbirds.

He was preceded in death by his parents George and Mildred Hawkins and a half sister Vita Jennison.

Survivors include his sisters Ethel Deeds of Zena and Phyllis Watson of Tulsa along with one aunt Delores Rose of Ponca City. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews and many friends. Services are pending with the Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home in Grove.