Hawks, Russell Lee

Russell Lee Hawks, age 75, of Ballard, WV, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2019, at the Lewis-Gale Medical Center in Salem, VA. Born November 8, 1943, in Greenville, WV, he was the son of the late John Wallace Hawks and Ruth Marie Parker Hawks.

Russell was a member of the Hans Creek Union Church in Greenville, WV, and former employee of Celanese in Narrows, VA. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother.

Survivors include his loving wife of 50 years, Judy Mann Hawks; two sons, Tony Hawks and wife Ellen of Oak Ridge, TN, and Kevin Hawks of Ballard, WV; one sister, Irene Larew and husband Wib of Greenville, WV; three grandchildren, Alexandra and fiancé Brad Simpkins, Sydney, and Courtney; and special nieces, Gabby and Emma Mann.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, March 25, 2019, at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel in Peterstown, WV, with Pastor Tim Sanderson officiating. Burial with military rites will follow at the Orchard Cemetery in Ballard, WV. Visitation will be held from 1:00 PM until time of services on Monday at the funeral home. Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the family at www.broyles-shrewsbury.com. Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, WV.

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