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Olin T. Hawk

March 29, 1924 ~ February 3, 2019 (age 94)
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Olin Terrance Hawk, age 94, of Petersburg, WV passed away Sunday, February 3, 2019 at Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg, WV.

Olin was born March 29, 1924 in Bayard, WV and was a son of the late Paul Granville Hawk and Mae Elva (Taylor) Hawk.  In addition to his parents, Olin was preceded in death by six sisters, Mary Ellen Dayton, Shirley A. Arbogast, Lovell M. Goldizen, Eileen Foley, Ramona June Cook and Carolyn S. Conner and one brother, P. Wendell Hawk. 

Olin was a graduate of Petersburg High School Class of 1942. He served in the United States Army Air Force during World War II.  He was a life member of Potomac Highlands VFW Post 6454, American Legion Post 78 and Disabled American Veterans. He was a retired West Virginia Bank Examiner.  Olin was a member of Grove Street United Methodist Church in Petersburg. 

Olin is survived by his wife of  58 years,  Phyllis  (Mills) Hawk; three sons, Kevin S. Hawk (Madelyn) of  New Market, MD, Terry L. Hawk (Tina) of  Petersburg, WV and Rodney E. Hawk  of  Petersburg, WV;  one daughter, Rhonda K. Sites (Lysle, Jr.) of  Petersburg, WV;  12 grandchildren and two great grandchildren; three brothers, Ronald Hawk (Jean) of Cumberland, MD, William E. Hawk (Joan) of Broomes Island, MD and Richard Hawk (Martha) of Maysville, WV; four sisters, Phyllis Treadway (Rupert) of Arlington, VA, Frances Park (Tim) of Petersburg, WV, Norma Reel of Petersburg, WV and Patricia Parks (Orland) of Scherr, WV as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from 4:00 – 7:00 PM Wednesday at Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg.  A funeral service will begin at 11:00 AM Thursday, February 7, 2019 at the Schaeffer Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Hakes officiating. Burial will be in the Maysville Cemetery with military rites by the Potomac Highlands VFW Post 6454 and West Virginia Honor Guard.

Family suggest that memorials may be made to American Legion Post 78,  Boys State Fund, P.O. Box 537, Petersburg, WV 26847 or VFW Post 6454 Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 516, Petersburg, WV  26847. 

 

 

 

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