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Obituary for S. Fred Hawkins

S. Fred Hawkins
S. Fred Hawkins, 83, passed away September 18, 2018. He was born in Phoenix, AZ, received his bachelor’s from Grand Canyon College and his master’s from Arizona State University.

He married Norma Goodner in 1955 and they had three children. He was a teacher, coach and school administrator for 40 years, including the Assistant Superintendent of Kirkwood School District from 1974-1996.

Fred was an Association of School Business Officials board member and was elected ASBO International President in 1988. His ASBO work took him to almost every U.S. state and Canadian province, as well as China, Russia, Australia and New Zealand.

He was a member of Kirkwood Baptist Church since 1974 and attended Oak Bridge Community Church.

Throughout his professional career, Fred continued his hobby of leatherwork, making belts, billfolds, purses and wristbands and selling them at farmer’s markets and craft shows from 1970 to 2018. Among other craft shows, he was a fixture at the Kirkwood Greentree Festival for 44 years. Known as “The Leather Man” - Fred made many friends with his customers, other crafters and craft show officials.

He is survived by his wife, Norma; daughter, Kim Hawkins; sons, Kirk Hawkins (Lyn), and Kyle Hawkins; grandchildren, Travis Hawkins (Jill) and Tara Hawkins; sister, Barbara Barnes (Paul); along with many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be Saturday, October 27 at 2:00 p.m. at Kirkwood Baptist Church, 211 N. Woodlawn, Kirkwood, MO 63122. (Visitation immediately following in the Great Hall).

Donations may be made to the S. Fred Hawkins Memorial Fund at Grand Canyon University at https://GCUscholarshipFoundation.org/donate or by mail a check to GCU Scholarship Foundation, 24 W. Camelback Road, Suite A-407, Phoenix, AZ 85013. Gifts may also be made to the Lustgarten Foundation for pancreatic cancer research at www.lustgarten.org.
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