David O. Hawkins print


David O. Hawkins
August 18, 1937
July 29, 2019

    AUBURN, MAINE – David O. Hawkins, 83, died peacefully surrounded by family at Montello Manor, July 29, 2019.  He was born August 18, 1937 in Monmouth, ME, the son of Frasher and Fanny Hawkins.  At the age of 17, David entered the Airforce where he was an aircraft repairman during the Korean Conflict. In 1963 while working at Snow’s Tire as a mechanic he met Martha Child who he married on August 8, 1964.  They have been together for 55 years. In 1966, David began a 23 year career as a professional truck driver which took him all over the United States.  He was a devoted and active member of the Advent Christian Church of Auburn and Christ Chapel in Raymond where he served in several different capacities.  David was an avid outdoorsman enjoying hunting, fishing and camping.
    In addition to his parents, David is predeceased by 3 brothers, 3 sisters and a son, Christopher Hawkins. Surviving in addition to his wife, Martha Child Hawkins, are two sisters; Joan Esman of Green and Patricia Hintze of Utah; his son, Timothy Hawkins and his wife Jennifer, of Auburn; his daughter Dawn Daye, of Auburn; and four grandchildren, Tonja Daye, Faith Daye, Ella Hawkins and Joshua Hawkins.
    A Celebration of Life will be held 1pm Saturday, August 10th at the Balat Center at More to Life Campground, 48 Lady Slipper Lane, Winthrop.  Those who wish to remember David in a special way may send gifts in his memory to Christ Chapel, PO 208, Raymond, ME 04071 or The Wounded Warrior Project at woundedwarrior.com.  Arrangements by Hall Funeral Home, Casco.

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