April 23, 2015

Gerald Dean “Troll” Hawkins – Bedford
Gerald Dean “Troll” Hawkins, 56, Bedford, died at his home April 16.
He was born June 11, 1958 in Bedford to Oma Hawkins and Early Jason Hillenburg. In February of 1979 he married Beverly Kinser and was married for 18 years. Gerald enjoyed horseback riding, motorcycle riding, coon hunting, tinkering with automobiles and going to yard sales.
He is survived by his daughter Dena Johnson (Jeremy Brewer) of Bedford; sisters Jean Hayes (Bill Andis) of Heltonville and Rosemary Robertson, of Bedford; grandchildren Jaiden and Hailey Curren; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, companion Debbie Thompson and two sons at birth, Clinton Eugene Kinser and Earl Dean Hawkins.
Visitation will be from noon till the service time today at Jones Funeral Home in Heltonville. Burial will follow at Bartlettsville Methodist Cemetery with Bro. Tom Jones officiating.