Frederick Lee Hawkins
77, of Indianapolis, passed away January 5, 2014. He was born July 12, 1936, in Spencer, IN, to the late Ronald and Elizabeth Hawkins. Fred grew up in South Bend, IN, was a graduate of South Bend Central, attended Indiana University, Bloomington and graduated from Herron School of Art and Design. He served his country in the U.S. Army Reserves.
Fred began his career at Venus Arts, Ayres, Format, Fotographics, and retired from the Indianapolis Star. He attended Roberts Park United Methodist Church. Fred's great sense of humor and love of family and friends will be greatly missed. The family would like to thank Altenheim Health & Living and People First Hospice for their wonderful care and support.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 11, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. at Shirley Brothers Thompson Road Chapel , 3333 E. Thompson Rd. with visitation there from 11:00 a.m.
Fred is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Nancy Hawkins; son, Erik Hawkins and sister, Ann (Paul) Divine of South Bend, IN.
Memorial contributions may be made to Fischoff National Chamber Music Association and/or Indy Feral Cat Care Program. http://www.shirleybrothers.com