First Posted: 12/19/2009
MOUNT AIRY Mr. Loyd Hugh L.H. Hawks Jr., 79, of 1931 Pipers Gap Road, Mount Airy, passed away Friday, Dec. 18, 2009, at the Northern Hospital of Surry County. Mr. Hawks was born April 9, 1930, in Yeager, W.Va., to the late Loyd Hugh Hawks Sr. and Grace Leftwich Hawks. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving in the Korean Conflict, was retired from A.W. Trucking as a dispatcher and was a member of Lambsburg Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Helen Grey Hawks of the home; one daughter and son-in-law, Cathy and Bill Hull of Mount Airy; two sons, Leonard Wade Hawks of Mount Airy and Loyd Hugh Hawks III of Charlotte; two grandsons and spouse, Will and Brea Hull and Adam Hull, all of Mount Airy; one great-grandson, Carter Hull of Mount Airy; two sisters, Opal Stewart of Clemmons and Lois Ann King of Mount Airy; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles and Kathleen Hawks and Darrell and Carol Hawks, all of Lambsburg, and Christine Hawks of Mount Airy; and a brother-in-law, Eddie Gray of Roanoke, Va. In addition to his parents, Mr. Hawks was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Gray; a brother, Carroll Hawks; and two brothers-in-law, Roland Stewart and Newton King. Funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 21, 2009, at 11 a.m. at the Moody Funeral Home Chapel in Mount Airy with services conducted by the Rev. Verlon Combs with burial to follow in the Flower Gap Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday from 9 a.m. until time for the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lambsburg Baptist Church, P.O. Box 85, Lambsburg, VA 24351, or to the Charles D. Gillespie Animal Adoption Center, 172 Old County Home Road, Dobson, NC 27017. Online condolences may be made at moodyfuneralservices.com.