HAWKINS, George C.|
George C. Hawkins, 70 of Austin, died March 24 from complications of necrotizing fasciitis.
George graduated with a BA in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, and an MBA in Business from the University of Chicago. George worked as a Design Engineer, Chief Engineer, and Member of the Technical Staff for Motorola from 1966-1998. George volunteered with the Motorola Patent Committee, Motorola Amateur Radio Club, St. Catherine of Sienna, St. Mary's Cathedral, the Knights of Columbus, AMBIS, the Guaranty Fund Advisory Council, and the Austin Parrot Society.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carole, daughter Kimberly DeFelice (husband Louis) of Austin, and sister Ellen Hartman of DePoe Bay, Oregon. He is preceded in death by daughter, Michelle Hawkins, sister Mary and brother Joseph.
A special thank you to Father John Kim for administering Last Rites, and to Hospice Austin.
Private Internment was in Cook Walden Forest Oaks.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Hospice Austin and to Christopher House.
You may view the obituary and tribute wall at www.centraltexascremation.com
Published in Austin American-Statesman from Mar. 28 to Mar. 30, 2014