David J. Hawkins, 88, Huntingburg

David HawkinsDavid J. Hawkins, 88, of Huntingburg, died Tuesday (July 11) at The Waters of Huntingburg. He was born in Duff May 22, 1929, to David T. and Myrtle (Bufkins) Hawkins. He married Christina J. Sullivan August 4, 1951, in Jasper.

David was a factory worker and truck driver for D.M.I. He enjoyed deer hunting, spending time with his family, and helping out family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Christina J. Hawkins; two daughters, Paula Braunecker, Ferdinand, and Kathy Braunecker, Santa Claus; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sons, Randy L. Hawkins and David W. Hawkins, and one sister, Katherine Brenner.

Friends may call from 2-7 p.m. Friday and from noon-2 p.m. Saturday at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. Online condolences may be shared at www.nassandson.com. Funeral services at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with burial following in Mentor Cemetery near Birdseye.

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