|9/25/2020 2:12:00 PM|
Bill Hawkins, 72, a resident of Rochester, Minnesota, passed away Sept. 13, 2020.
Bill was born March 8, 1948 in Chattanooga, Tennessee to William Hawkins Sr. and Pearl Hawkins (Swanson). They soon moved to Polk County, WI. Father left around 1953 and Pearl raised the children in Taylors Falls MN. Bill graduated from Taylors Falls High School in 1966. He served in the Army for three years, including a tour in Viet Nam. He later received a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Mankato State and later a master’s in Economics. His last working years were for Bank of America.
He was married to Kay Hawkins for many years until she passed away.
He enjoyed almost any kind of racing that involved an engine, Twins baseball, golf, reading and football.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; sisters, Ginger Doolittle and Sandi Heskin; brothers-in-law, Jerry Doolittle and Dale Heskin; nephew Jonathan Hawkins and step-daughter Angela Peters (Eastman).
He is survived by significant other, Joyce Jurgensen, brother Jim Hawkins, sister-in-law Chris Johnson and other cousins, nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday, September 26 from noon until 6 p.m. with luncheon from 1:30 until 4:30.
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