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Richard E. "Rick" Hawkins

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Richard E. "Rick" Hawkins Obituary
Richard E. "Rick" Hawkins, 58, of Quincy, died at 2:37 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

Rick was born July 1, 1960, in Hannibal, Mo., a son of Harry Lee and Flossie Jeanette Cannon Hawkins. He enjoyed going on road trips, especially when waterparks or Branson, Mo., were involved. He loved conversation and talking with his friends. He never had a bad word to say about anybody.

Rick attended church at Upper Room Christian Fellowship and Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ. He loved to sing and frequently sang at church services. He attended Mark Twain High School in Center, Mo.

Survivors include his partner since 2006, David Huffman, of Quincy; three sisters, Anna (Ronald) Thomas of Bowling Green, Mo., Tracy Andrews of Hannibal, and Kim (fiance Michael Hawk) Pence of New London; two brothers, Robert Dale (Estelle) Hawkins of Monroe City, and Torrell (Angie) Hawkins of Hannibal; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles; and his beloved dog, Tig.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Cathy Washington; and a brother, Charles Hawkins.

SERVICES: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with the Revs. Greg Lueckenhoff and Matthew Hunt conducting. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, New London.

VISITATION: From 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the funeral home.

MEMORIALS: To the family for funeral expenses in care of David Huffman.

ARRANGEMENTS: Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors.

WEBSITE: hansenspear.com

Condolences may be expressed online at whig.com.
Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Sept. 16 to Sept. 18, 2018
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