Alton L Hawkins
August 24, 1936 - June 13, 2016
Alton L. Hawkins Bunky, born August 24, 1936 in Porterville, CA, fought a courageous nine-year battle with cancer and entered into life eternal in the early morning hours of June 13, 2016 peacefully at his home in Salem, Oregon. He was preceded in death by his mother Lorena; his father Leon; his sister Sharon; and, his wife Thonette. He is survived by his wife Mary Anne Hawkins, his daughters Leslie Hawkins and Andrea husband Chris Sloan, his step-daughters Ginger Yancey and Heather husband Keith Bledsoe and his granddaughters: Allyssa, Amber, and Deborah; grandson Philip; and, step-granddaughter Cydney.
Al served in the Army, was a Santa Clara Police Officer, and later a Chief Investigator for a well-known law firm in the Bay area. Al enjoyed golfing, fishing and traveling. He was a Stephen Minster at Westminster Presbyterian Church and loved helping people.
Al took great pride in his family, children and grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held Friday, June 17, 2016, at 6pm at Westminster Presbyterian Church 3737 Liberty Road South, Salem OR 97302. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Willamette Hospice or Westminster Presbyterian Church.