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Kenny Hawks

Mar 15th, 1966 - Jun 15th, 2023

Celebration of Life: 2-5 p.m. on Saturday, July 29, 2023, at the Xenia Community Center


     Kenneth William Hawks, age 57, of Louisville, Illinois, passed away peacefully on Thursday afternoon, June 15, 2023.

     Kenny was born March 15, 1966, in Terre Haute, Indiana. 

     He first began working for Kenny Fisher, whom he considered a mentor, at Fisher’s Backhoe Service in Xenia.  He eventually had an opportunity to begin working through the Carpenters Local 634 in Salem, and later enrolled in courses at Lincoln Trail College in Telecommunications to further his knowledge and working experience.  Through his hard work and talent, he became a skilled woodworking craftsman.  When not working, Kenny immersed himself in working in his yard, following Chicago Bears Football, and the simple gems of life like listening to good music, camping, and nights around the firepit with his favorite people.  He was a tremendously proud dad and grandpa, and friend to many.

     He is survived by his children: Joshua T. Hawks (Jennifer), K.B. Hawks II (Elizabeth), Kyle J. Hawks (Jenny), Kyle J. Broz, Tristan C. Hawks (Emily), and Gemma Jean Pamela Hawks; grandchildren: Baylee, Ryker, Wylder, Paxton, Wyatt, Charlotte, Rosalie, Jude, Aiden, Violet, Veronica, Willow, as well as another grandchild on the way; his former spouses: Shelley and Johlene; and his much-loved dog: Daisy.

      He was preceded in death by his mother: Carol Jean (Wood) Hawks; a daughter: Kasara; a granddaughter: Serenity; and an uncle: Tom Wood.

      A Celebration of Life will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Saturday, July 29, 2023, at the Xenia Community Center, 601 Church Street, Xenia, IL 62899.  Arrangements are by Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  In lieu of flowers and gifts, memorial donations are suggested to the family to assist with final expenses, and these will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a condolence or memory, visit:


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Sandra and Mike Soreano

June 18th

So very sorry.

Mary Reynolds

June 18th

My condolences to the family. And Rest Easy My Friend... 🙏

Ambrose O'Lippe

June 18th

We express our deep condolences toward Kenny's family and relations. Jt was an honor to know him, and we will remember him through the ages.


June 18th


Misty Bradham

June 18th

My heart goes out to all u kids and families. Your dad was a great friend I've had the pleasure of knowing for many years. He was always so kind and had such a huge heart. But one things for sure his Kids, grandkids were his life, he was such a family man. So proud of u all. Prayers for comfort and strength during this difficult time.

Debra Ritchie

June 18th

Thoughts and prayers.

Alice Totten & Jeremy Totten

June 18th

Condolences. Thoughts and prayers.

Marty & Peggy Leigh

June 19th

Thoughts and prayers continue.

North Clay Volleyball

June 19th

We are very sorry for your loss, Gemma! North Clay Volleyball is thinking of you.

Walter J. Chaney

June 19th

Prayers for comfort!!

Lucretia Lynk

June 21st

Kenny you was my very first date it was the Saidiehawks dance you had to meet mom and dad . You was so nervous. I know your hanging out with your mom. I love you both and your gonna be missed. Love ya.

Debbie (Mrs. Cox) and Jeff

June 22nd

Josh, K.B., Kyle, Kyle, Tristan, and Gemma, We're sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. He was a kind and helpful neighbor to my parents and will be missed. Thoughts and prayers are with you. May you find peace and comfort in the good memories you shared with him.

Scott Sullens

June 24th

Kenny was a great guy and a really good friend. Rest Peacefully my friend!!!

Tammy (Akes) Haywood

June 28th

I knew Kenny many years ago and his momma! Needed avon, call Carol. I remember him working for kenny Fisher. Sympathies to the family.



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