Charles H. “Hawk” Hawkins

March 10, 1938 - February 10, 2016

03/10/1938 - 02/10/2016

Past Services

Tuesday February 16, 2016
5:30 pm
Lake Wales Moose Lodge
3601 State Road 60 East
Lake Wales, FL 33898

Charles H. “Hawk” Hawkins, 77 of Lake Wales, Florida passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at his residence.

He was born on March 10, 1938 in Wheeling, West Virginia to the late Wilbur and Jean (Ruckman) Hawkins and he has been a resident of Lake Wales, FL for 10 years moving there from Wheeling, West Virginia. He was a retired Plumber/Pipefitter from Wheeling Local 83. Charles was an avid fisherman, Moose Lodge Trustee, and a member of the American Legion and VFW of Florida. He was also a member of the IOLA Club and Cave Club of Wheeling.  He served in the US Army.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Doris “Dee” Hawkins; daughter, Sheryl Hibbitts of Winter Haven; son, Charles “Chuck” Hawkins of Wheeling, West Virginia; sisters, Doty Carl , Minnie Taylor and Debbie Hawkins all of Wheeling, West Virginia; 3 grandchildren, Jason Hibbitts, Jennifer Hibbitts and Bobbi Jo Smith; 5 grandchildren, Chase, Maddie, Ava, Adler and Isaiah.

Memorial services will be held 5:30 PM Monday, February 15, 2016 at the Lake Wales Moose Lodge, 3601 State Road 60 East, Lake Wales, FL  33898

Local Arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling, WV  26003.

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Mike Gaughan
7 years ago

Sad to lose such a great person. Hawk was a good friend and fishing companion. Our condolences to Dee, Chuck and the rest of the family from Leslie and I.

Mike Gaughan
7 years ago

Truly great friend , and fishing companion. You will be missed. Good fishing and rest in peace. Condolences to Dee, Chuck and the rest of the family from Leslie and I.

Chip Young
7 years ago

Truly good friends are few ! Always there to give a hand, LOTS of good memories. God Bless your family , in my prayers. Will be missed by many.

Bill Hazlett
7 years ago

My friend and classmate from Jr. High school, “Bud” was a Great Guy, he will be missed by all..

Bill Seabright
7 years ago

My sincere condolences to the family of “Hawk”. He was a great friend, great classmate, and great basketball player.

Bill Seabright — Class of ’57

7 years ago

My sincere condolences to the family of “Hawk”. Denny albaugh

Cheryl J. Skinner, Patriot Guard
7 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time

May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Charles H. Hawkins, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts and prayers are with the family of…..

US Army Veteran, Charles H. Hawkins, “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †