Carl Leo "Bud" Hawkey, 88, of New Madison, Ohio passed away on July 23, 2014 at Dayton Veterans Hospital. Bud was born on August 31, 1925 in Castine, Ohio to the late Earl and Viola (Hosbrook) Hawkey.
Bud was a Barber in West Manchester for 62 years. He served his country honorably in the United States Air Force and was the oldest living member of the American Legion Post 245 in New Madison. He and his wife, Juanita, organized the Air Force reunions. Bud enjoyed working on antique cars and tinkering in the garage. His biggest enjoyment was spending time with family and friends - Bud loved people.
In addition to his parents, Bud was preceded in death by a sister, Carrie Ward.
Bud is survived by his wife, Juanita (Lindamood) Hawkey of New Madison; a son, Dudley and Mary Hawkey of Columbus, Ohio; a daughter, Sharon and Mike Lehman of New Madison; four grandchildren, and five great, grandchildren.
A Veteran's Celebration of Life service will be held in Greenmound Cemetery on July 27, 2014 at 10:00 AM. The family request memorial contributions be given to Veterans Hospice, 4100 West Third Street, Dayton, Ohio 45428, Building #320.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.braundpope.com. Services entrusted to Braund Pope Funeral Home in New Madison.