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  • Obituary: Andrew Junior Hawks

  • Andrew Junior Hawks, 86, El Dorado, passed away June 6, 2014
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  • Andrew Junior Hawks, 86, of El Dorado, passed away Friday, June 6, 2014, at LakePoint El Dorado.  
    Visitation with family present will be from 6 -7:30 p.m. Monday, June 9, at Kirby- Morris Funeral Home, El Dorado.  Celebration of his life will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at the First United Methodist Church in El Dorado.  Burial to follow at Walnut Valley Cemetery.
    Andy was born Dec. 16, 1927, the son of Andrew and Osceola (Koontz) Hawks in Midian.  He grew up and attended school in El Dorado.  He graduated from El Dorado High School in 1945.  He was united in marriage to Juanita Faye Foster, June 20, 1948.  He served his country in Korea as a member of the U.S. Army Medical Corp.  Andy worked for Cities Service for 37 years.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and camping.  Andy loved sharing his enthusiasm for nature with his family.  He and Juanita spent thirteen winters in Mesa, Arizona.  His family called him Jr., but to many he was "Moon".
    Survivors include: his wife, Juanita Hawks; sister, Ila Harwick; children, Terry (Teresa) Hawks of Overland Park, Drew (Sheryl) Hawks of El Dorado, and Jan (Neil) Baker of Blackwell, Okla.; grandchildren, Mika (Jeff) Williams of North Richland Hills, Texas, Kylee Hawks of Trophy Club, Texas, Kevin Baker of Blackwell, Okla., Kellee (Nick) Brown of Stillwater, Okla., Ryan Hawks of Overland Park, and Lauren (Brad) Cottam of Leawood, Kan.; great-grandchildren, Rubye and Britton Williams, Austin, Paxton and Sutton Brown, and Kinley Hawks.
    He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Leonard Hawks and Lyle Hawks.
    In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First United Methodist Church or The Kansas Wildlife Foundation.  Send condolences to www.kirbymorrisfuneralhome.com.

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