Richard L. (Sammy) Hawkins, 91, of Laurel, Ind. formerly of Wilkinson died on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at Millers Merry Manor in Rushville. He was born June 5, 1921, in Anderson, the son of the late Harry Hawkins and Addie (Hanson) Hawkins.
Survivors include three sons; James (Marita) Hawkins of Laurel, Jeff (Chris) Hawkins of Fayetteville Ark., Jack (Debbie) Hawkins of St. Paul; ten grandchildren; twenty four great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; brother, Joe Hawkins of Tucson Ariz.; sister, Barbara McPhearson of Anderson.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ruth (Sparks) Hawkins; brothers, George and John Hawkins; sisters, Mae Gilley and Dorothy Turner.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. prior to the service at Condo and Son Funeral Home in Wilkinson, with Pastor Susan Jones officiating. Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 8, 2012. Burial with military service will follow at K of P cemetery in Frankton, IN.
Memorial contributions can be made to the By His Grace Ministry Maple Grove Church, P.O. Box 397 Wilkinson, IN. 46186.
On line condolences can be made at www.condoandson.com