August 5, 1936 ~ October 8, 2016

Born in: La Junta, CO,
Resided in: Pueblo, CO

Donald Wayne Hawkins, 80, passed away Oct. 8, 2016. Born in La Junta, Colo. Don was a very loving husband, friend and soul mate to Sandie for 40 years. In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons, Rodney, Ken, Gary and Faron; siblings, Faye, Bill (Mary), Judy (Richard); sisters and brothers-in-law, Wynona, Gene and Norma (Jim); grandkids, Rodney Jr., Aleah, Bree, Dustin, Jordan; numerous great-grandkids, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Maggie and Tom; brother, Jerry; and sisters, Desi and Sue; brother-in-law, Hiram; in-laws, Edna and Jim. Don retired from Qwest (Mountain Bell) after 38 years of service. He was president of the CWA Union for 10 years and was on the bargaining committee for Dist. 8 contracts. He was also affiliated with the Telephone Pioneer Club. Don was a member of Eagles #145 and a Life Member of Elks #90. The family of Don wishes to extend its sincere thanks to many family members as well as our very dear friends who have given us their love and support through this very difficult time for Sandie and their sons. As per his request, there will be no services. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Online condolences,

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  1. We want to extend our most sincere sympathy for the loss of your beloved husband and father. H was a dear friend to us.
    Ron and Sharon Holman

  2. Sandie and Sons,
    What a huge loss. My uncle was the handsome life of the party. The two of you taught me how to water ski. So many memories that I’ll always cherish. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
    Love you all,
    Sandy Crane Schleich

  3. Dear Sandie, We wish to send our very best regards for the loss of your dear Don. He was a GOOD FRIEND to all of us!!! Pepper & Bill

  4. Don was a great man and a good person. He will be sorely missed. My sympathy to the family. Sincerely, Ray LeMasters

  5. Condolences to the Hawkins family. May God give you comfort during this difficult time. ((((((((((Hugs)))))))))))) Love from the Gallegos’

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