Saturday, September 20th, 2008
Rockford native Charles "Chuck" Preston Hawk, 76, of Henderson, Nev., died Sept. 15, 2008, at Nathan Adelson Hospice, Las Vegas, Nev.
He was born Feb. 6, 1932, in Rockford to A.J. and Fay Roberts Hawk. His wife, Sandra Katz, survives.
Other survivors are two sons, Casey (Kim Savage) Hawk, Spokane, Wash., and Mark (Lisa) Katz, Henderson; three daughters, Julie (Steven) Hymovitch, Phoenix, Ariz., and Teri (Pat) Gregg and Audrey Grisez, all of Maryland; a brother, Lee (Bev) of Ohio; two sisters, Anita (Dick) Clutter and Joanne Miller, all of Ohio; a sister-in-law, Judy; two former stepdaughters, Alexis and Andrea; and a former stepson, Justin; 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He worked as an insulator in Maryland and Nevada and was a building superintendent in Nevada. He was a U.S. Navy veteran.
A celebration of his life will be held Sept. 27, 2008; details of the event will be provided by the family. He will be buried in Nevada.
Contributions can be made to Nathan Adelson Hospice, Las Vegas.
Arrangements were handled by La Paloma Funeral Home, Las Vegas.