Hawks, Phillip Jay

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Phillip Jay Hawks, 76, of Dublin, passed away at his home on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. He was preceded in death by his son, Martin Jay Hawks; his parents Posie Rector and Mary Ruth Hawks; sisters, Lois Hawks Burcham and Frances Carleen Hawks; a brother, Muncie Ray Hawks; and his father and mother-in-law, Albert T. and Mary B. Long.

Phillip was a member of Dublin Baptist Church and participated in many organizations including the Masonic Lodges, American Legion, VFW and Senior Olympics. He enjoyed Classic Country, Blue Grass, and Beach music. He had the “Gift of Gab” and never met a stranger creating many friendships throughout his life.

The family wishes to thank everyone who has assisted in his care, and the many calls and meals from friends and families.

Left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 46 years, Sandra Long Hawks; sons, Richard Andrew Hawks of Lilly Dell, Va., and David Wayne Hawks of Kernersville, N.C.; daughter and son-in-law, Tammy Hawks Windle and Tim of Salisbury, N.C.; grandchildren, Christopher Chase Sarver of Ohio, Zoey Elizabeth Hawks of Kernersville, NC, DeAnna Leigh Hawks of Lilly Dell, Va., Alexander James Hawks, and Nicholas George Hawks, both of Calif.; brother and sister-in-law, Rodger Hawks and Judy of Roanoke, Va.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary Alice Russell and Ted of Fancy Gap, Va., Norma Allen of Fancy Gap, Va., and Ima Johnson and Dale of Galax, Va.; and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and an abundance of friends.

The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford. Services with Masonic Rites will begin at 1:30 p.m. with Neal Turner and Ronald Smith officiating. Entombment with full military honors will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Christiansburg.

The Hawks family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com