Lonnie R. Hawkins, 74, of Montpelier, IN, passed away at 6:10 PM on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at his residence in Montpelier, IN. He was born on Tuesday, July 21, 1942, in Grant County, IN. He married Linda J. (Benedict) Hawkins on Sunday, July 20, 1969 in Marion, IN. Lonnie was a member of the Bro Shawdow Club in Montpelier. He retired from Indiana Box in Montpelier after 45 years of service. After retirement he worked at QEP in Montpelier for about 10 years. Lonnie loved to sit around a bon fire. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Loving Survivors Include: Wife - Linda J. (Benedict) Hawkins, Montpelier, IN, Son - Gail Allen (Misty Jackson) Hawkins, Pennville, IN, Daughters - Linda Louise (Doug Marcum) Hawkins, Eaton, IN,
Christine Annette (Ewell) Bailey, Bluffton, IN, Susan Jane (Randy) Egly, Hartford City, IN, Betty Jo Hawkins, Montpelier, IN, Brothers - Randy (Mary) Hawkins, Hartford City, IN, Asher (Judy) Hawkins, Portland, IN, David (Janet) Hawkins, Marion, IN, Sisters- Rita (Bob) Futrell, North Carolina, Gloria (Frank) Colbert, Florida, 18 Grandchildren, 34 Great Grandchildren , and 2 Great Great Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his Father - Clarence Charles Hawkins, Mother - Coreen Sadie (Dilley) Hawkins, Sisters - Karen Sills, Jean Jones, and Brother - Edwin Dilley.
Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home 109 W Windsor St Montpelier on Friday, July 14, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and one hour prior to service on Saturday July 15, 2017.
A service to celebrate his life will be at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home at 10:30 AM on Saturday, July 15, 2017 with Pastor Ferrell Long officiating. Interment will follow in the Brookside Memorial Park in Montpelier.
Preferred memorials: COPD Foundation 3300 Ponce de Leon Blvd. Miami FL 33134
Arrangements are being handled by Walker & Glancy Funeral Home in Montpelier.
Online condolences may be made at www.glancyfuneralhomes.com