Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

July 17, 2013

Elder Bobby Wayne Hawks


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — Elder Bobby Wayne Hawks, age 70, of Princeton, W.Va., died Monday, July 15, 2013 at Princeton Community Hospital. Born December 30, 1942 in Coalwood he was the son of the late Reuben and Kathryn Belcher Hawks.

Bobby had previously worked for the Princeton Elks as a Golf Course Superintendent and later for Industrial Plating and Machinery. He was an Elder in the White Oak Primitive Baptist Church and loved his church and the members that belonged there. He was a true man of God.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother: James Edward Hawks and an infant sister: Shelby Jean Hawks.

Survivors include his wife of over 50 years: Sue Wilson Hawks. Children: Anthony Hawks and wife Kathy of Princeton, David Hawks and wife Lorrine of Floyd, Va., and Jeffrey Hawks of Princeton. Grandchildren: Daniel, Allison, Chris, and Mark Hawks; and one brother: Sam Hawks and wife Barbara of Princeton.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013 at the Rowland H. Bailey Funeral Chapel of the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton with Elders Jerry McGrady and Teddy Billings officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Princeton. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Friends may visit from 1:00 p.m. until the service hour on Thursday, July 18 at the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton.

To send the family online condolences please visit www.bailey-kirk.com.