Ion Ray Hawkins

1936 - 2021

White City


Ion Ray Hawkins

Ion Ray Hawkins passed away at his home in Mt. Olive, Illinois, at 1:21 a.m. on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Ion was 85 years old.

Ion was born on March 7, 1936, to Norris and Amy Rhea (Hoover) Hawkins. He married Connie Jean Haller, and she survives. Ion was employed by L. B. Muffler Company and worked 11 years at a steel mill. He was a member of the Local 920. Ion's real passion was working as an antique restorer.

He is survived by his wife: Connie, three sons: William Hawkins, Shain Tooley, and Ryan (Carrie) Kilduff, three daughters: Vicky Hawkins, Paula Shehane, and Terri Tooley.

He was preceded in death by his father: Norris, mother: Amy, sister: Selma Collins, mother-in-law: Judith Donnan and brother-in-law: Zeb Booth.

Services are pending.

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Bob Fritz

May 22, 2021 9:26 AM

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