Memorials may be made to the family in care of Peoples Community Bank in Piedmont.
Ronald Lee "Ronnie" Hawkins, 63, of Piedmont, MO died August. 23, 2007, in Poplar Bluff, MO. He was born August 7, 1944 in Barnhart, the son of Bessie (Merseal) Hawkins Walker of Coffeyville, Kansas, and the late John Hawkins.
He is survived by one son, Eric (Emilie) Hawkins of Poplar Bluff; one daughter, Karen (James) Crowley of Piedmont; one sister, Pam (Paul) Langford of Coffeyville, Kansas; four grandchildren: Dustin Hawkins; Brittany Crowley, John Robinett and Luke Robinett; two nieces: Jamie (Travis Bradley) Mahn and Lisa (Tommy Sebastian) Mahn; three great-nephews: Sean Mahn, Seth Donnell and Matthew Donnell; and two great-nieces: Madison Mahn-Bradley, and Daelynn Bradley. He was preceded in death by his step-father, Woodrow Walker.
Mr. Hawkins was a security guard, a Vietnam veteran of the U.S. Air Force, a lifetime member of the Amvets Post # 48 of DeSoto.