|Birth: ||Jan. 13, 1921|
|Death: ||Mar. 6, 2009|
The Carnegie Herald, Mar. 8, 2009
Funeral services for Royce Hawkins, 88, of Carnegie were held 2:00 p.m., Sunday, march 8, 2009 at the First Baptist Church of Carnegie with Rev. Arthur Blount officiating.
Royce was born January 13, 1921 to Willie G. and Naomi (Colwell) Hawkins at their home north of Mountain View where he grew up and died Friday, march 6, 2009 at the Carnegie Tri-County Municipal Hospital.
He graduated from Mountain View High School. He married Beatrice Swanda May 6, 1943 in Carnegie. Royce was in the Navy during World War II. He and Beatrice farmed and made their home in Carnegie. He was a Deacon in the First Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Beatrice, in 2001; two brothers, Henry Hawkins and Barney Hawkins; five sisters, Gladys Horne, Tessie Spies, Alverna Matthews, Jessie Vandever and Lucille Pewthers.
Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn Youngstedt and husband, Kenneth, of Lawton and Cindy Unruh of Oklahoma City; two sons, Phil Hawkins and wife, Carla, of Wichita Falls, Texas and Kenneth Hawkins and wife, Leslie, of Lawton; eight grandchildren, Donald Youngstedt and Shannon, Kris Youngstedt, Melissa Leite and husband, Max, Matthew Hawkins, Kena Herring and Ryan, Keri Whittington and Jay, Skylar Unruh and Ashley Unruh; nine great grandchildren, Laura Youngstedt, Deven Youngstedt, Chisim Youngstedt, Dylan Youngstedt, Lucas Leite, Nicholas Leite, Hudson Herring, Garrett Herring and Kenneth Whittington; two brothers, Ralph Hawkins of Oklahoma City and Wilburn Hawkins and wife, Mildred of Mountain View; and a host of relatives and friends.
Burial was in the Carnegie Cemetery under the direction of Ray & Martha's Funeral Home of Carnegie.
William Gibbens Hawkins (1883 - 1965)
Beatrice Lucille Swanda Hawkins (1924 - 2001)
James Henry Hawkins (1905 - 1987)*
Jessie Irene Hawkins Vandever (1908 - 1996)*
Alverna Hawkins Matthews (1913 - 1999)*
Barney Joseph Hawkins (1915 - 2003)*
Lucille Hawkins Pewthers (1917 - 2009)*
Royce Hawkins (1921 - 2009)
Created by: Thomas Carlile
Record added: Sep 01, 2009
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