Leroy C “Roy” Hawk

Leroy C “Roy” Hawk

Birth
Niantic, Macon County, Illinois, USA
Death 25 Dec 1949 (aged 65)
Peru, Miami County, Indiana, USA
Burial Lovington, Moultrie County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 29734248 · View Source
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Leroy Hawk, Former Niantic Resident, Dies

(1949 untitled newspaper article, assuming Decatur Herald or Review)

Leroy C. Hawk, 65, formerly of Niantic, died at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in the Wabash hospital, Peru, Ind. He was a machine operator for the Chicago & Alton Railroad Co. He moved to Peru from Niantic 26 years ago (1923).

He was born July 16, 1884, in Niantic, a son of Aden and Amy B. Hawk, and was a member of Peru Christian church, Moose lodge, Modern Woodsman and Masonic orders.

Mr. Hawk was married to Eunice Garrett in Illiopolis. She survives him. He also leaves a sister, Mrs. Aliff Carr of Kewanna, Ind.

Services will be today in Peru and at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Dawson & Wikoff funeral home, here, where friends may call after 6.p.m. today. Burial will be in
Kellar cemetery, Lovington.

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Leroy was called "Roy" by his parents and lived in Indiana for much of his adult life. His wife, Eunice, was from Lovington and also had relatives in Hammond,Illinois.
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1907 October 24 The Decatur Review

Hawk-Garrett Wedding
Niantic, Ill. Oct 24 - Roy Hawk and Miss Eunice Garrett were married Wednesday, oct. 23, at high noon, the Rev. Brady officiating, at the home of the bride. A fine wedding dinner was served. The couple will live on Mr. Hawk's farm, five miles southeast of Niantic.


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Gravesite Details Grave is located in the section south of the old brick chapel, 3 rows to the east, behind gray Atchison stone

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  • Created by: Sue Hawk Ridgley
  • Added: 11 Sep 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 29734248
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leroy C “Roy” Hawk (16 Jul 1884–25 Dec 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29734248, citing Keller Cemetery, Lovington, Moultrie County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Sue Hawk Ridgley (contributor 47001567) .