Steven Leroy Hawkins was born September 26, 1951 to Harold and Dorothy (Davis) Hawkins in Chariton, Iowa. He passed away on Friday, August 31, 2018 in Des Moines, Iowa at the age of 66 years.
Steven went to school and grew up in Russel, Iowa, He graduated from Russell Community High School in the spring of 1970. After graduation, Steven enlisted in the U.S. Army. He also attended two years at a community college. He had a career as a truck driver and drove for various companies. Steven retired from driving the big rigs in 2016. He lived his retirement years in Des Moines, Iowa.
Steven’s hobbies consisted of playing cards, a good game of pool, and was an avid reader. He enjoyed well spent time with his family and friends. He will be greatly missed by many. Steven was a member of the Russell Methodist Church in Russell, Iowa.
Steven was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Dorothy Hawkins; his brothers, Larry Hawkins, Dean Hawkins, Roger Hawkins, and Donald Hawkins. He is survived by his brothers, Robert (Marti) Hawkins of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Mark Hawkins of Florida, and Gerald (Ann) Hawkins of South Carolina; his sisters-in-law, Joann Hawkins of Illinois and Mary Hawkins of Fairfield, Iowa; and many nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends.
Memorials may be directed to the Diabetes or Heart Association.