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St. Paul United Church of Christ (Floraville)
Sunday July 14th, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm

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First Baptist Church - Waterloo
Monday July 15th, 2019

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Ray W. Hawkins

Ray W. Hawkins, 84, of Columbia, IL, died July 10, 2019, in Columbia, IL. He was born December 16, 1934, in St. Clair, MO.

He is survived by his wife Catherine D. Hawkins (nee Bigley); daughters Deborah (Craig) Barttelbort; Sharon (Robert) Harbaugh; Leighann Hawkins; & Emily (Jeremy) Kirk; 8 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; sister June Eveland; son-in-law Raymond Bense; nieces; nephews; & cousins.

He is preceded in death by his daughter Barbara Bense; parents Oscar & Alna (nee Schoonover) Hawkins; brothers Carl & Paul Hawkins.

Ray was a member of First Baptist Church - Waterloo, a retired boat captain, & a US Navy Veteran.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
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1 PM to 5 PM Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Quernheim Funeral Home
9 AM until time of service Monday at First Baptist Church

10 AM Monday, July 15, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Steve Neill officiating
Interment at Evangelical St. Paul Cemetery in Columbia, IL

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Darlene and all - We are very sorry for your loss and hope that joyful memories will soon overshadow the sorrow you now feel. Our prayers are with you all.

Lynn and Mike McMahan Jul 14 2019 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are will you aunt Darlene and our family

Jennifer Bull and family Jul 12 2019 12:00 AM

A SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent on July 12, 2019

My prayers and deep sympathy are with the Hawkins family. Ray's life was such a blessing! From Eve Grant (friend of Leighann)

Expression of Sympathy Jul 12 2019 12:00 AM

A BASKET GARDEN was ordered on July 12, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Jul 12 2019 12:00 AM

A Garden Path Vase was ordered on July 12, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Jul 12 2019 12:00 AM

I am very, saddened''' to hear about Ray! again, my Sincere Condolences, and all my Sympathy!! Ray will be missed, I do remember the Great Times, we all had the Leuthauser Family Picnic, I also told Bill, He sends his Love and Condolences, GOD be with you and Your whole family!! My Love to you,,,

Marjorie Leuthauser Jul 11 2019 12:00 AM

Debbie--Sorry for the loss of your dad. Not sure if you remember me Brenda Harres Richter from back in our school days. I hadn't heard your name in a very long time. Saw the obit and immediately thought of you. Take care and you and your family will be in my prayers

Brenda Richter (Harres) Jul 11 2019 12:00 AM