Russell Odell Hawks, 82, passed away Monday, March 31, 2014 in Provo, Utah. He was born August 2, 1931 in Holbrook, Idaho to Ellis Franklin and AnnaLenna Johnson Hawks. He married Sharon Harrison, April 23, 1954 in the Logan Temple.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon; children: Robert (Carolyn) Hawks, Julia (Doug) Frederickson, Dal (Margaret) Hawks, Bonnie (Steve) Church, Larisa (Wayne) Leavitt; 21 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; sisters: Margie Carter and Betty Stilwell.
Preceded in death by twin sons, Clayton and Curtis.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in the Richfield East Stake Center, 800 North 500 East. Friends may call Friday from 6-8 p.m. in the Magleby Mortuary, 50 South 100 West, Richfield and Saturday at the stake center from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Military rites by V.F.W. Sevier Post #5050 and the Utah Honor Guard.
Burial will be on Monday, April 7, 2014 in the Central Cemetery near Grace, Idaho. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guestbook at www.maglebymortuary.com
Published in Deseret News on Apr. 2, 2014