Stewart Hawk, age 85, of 93 East Main Street, Shelby, died at 8 P.M. Thursday, March 4, 1999 in Med Central Mansfield Hospital.
He was a retired employee of Empire Steel Tube Co. and was earlier employed at the Shelby
Grain Elevator for 20 years. A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, he had served as bishop of that church for five years, also as a church counselor, ward clerk, Sunday
school president at both Mansfield and Kensington, Maryland Ward. He and his wife Dorothy are currently teachers of the 5 and 6 years old primary children and served a 2 1/2 year mission at the Washington, D.C. Temple as well as two stake missions in the Mansfield area.
An avid gardener, Stewart was a member of the Mansfield Mens Garden Club. An expert
carpenter, he had remodeled three houses, also adding fine bookcases and closets in his own home. He assisted his wife Dorothy on numerous reporting events in the area.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy to whom he was married 66 years on February 1, 1999; their son Stewart Parker Hawk of Huron, Ohio; their daughter, Mary Jo Huffinan of Dallas, Texas; 10 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren; a brother, Robert Hawk and a sister Eunice (Mrs. J.F.
Davis), both of Shelby; a sister Evelyn (Mrs. Don Yarman) of New Port Ritchie, Florida;
He was born May 2, 1913 in Shelby, the son of Howard and Faye Stover Hawk, now deceased. A brother, Donald Hawk and a sister, Irene Danine and a grandson, David Huffinan are also deceased.
Calling hours will be at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, Sunday from 3-5 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral services will be Monday at 2:00 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1951 Middle Bellville Road, Mansfield with Bishop Jeffrey Kennedy conducting. Burial will be in London Lutheran Cemetery on Plymouth Springmill Road in Shelby.