Evert Brian Hawkins

01/07/1959 – 03/27/2019

Obituary for Evert Brian Hawkins

Evert B. Hawkins, 60, of Sedalia, MO, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at his home. He was born on January 7, 1959 in Sedalia, the son of Allen L. and Shirley A. (Brownfield ) Hawkins.

Evert was a welder by trade but his true passion was being outside. He was an avid outdoors person; from arrowhead and mushroom hunting to canoeing and fishing. He also enjoyed NASCAR and many trips to Indy 500. He will be remembered for his humor, for being a great friend and brother to many people, and especially for his unique laugh. He was an animal lover, especially of his dog, Mazzie. Evert was known by all as “Woody”. He was employed at Waterloo Industries for 22 years. He was also employed by Sedalia Fruit Company, Town and Country Motors, and Heynen Monument Company as a memorial specialist and engraver.

Survivors include his father, Allen L. Hawkins of Sedalia; five brothers, Mike L. Hawkins (Barbara) of Sedalia, Gregory A. Hawkins (Marsue) of Ashland, MO, John D. Hawkins of Sedalia, Allen L. Hawkins III of Melbourne, FL, and Mark A. Hawkins (Michelle) of Sedalia; two sisters, Lee Anne Hawkins of Sedalia, and Becky Hawkins of Sedalia; and many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley A. (Brownfield ) Hawkins; his niece, Stacy Batchel Reynolds; and two sisters-in-law, Marcy Hawkins and Diane Hawkins.

Memorial services will be held at 4:00 p.m., Friday, April 5, 2019 at Calvary Episcopal Church, Sedalia, MO, with Rev. Anne Meredith Kyle officiating.

A visitation will be held at the church after the memorial service.

A private burial will be held at Olive Branch Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the family in care of Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia.

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Evert I remember the first time I met you, it was almost 40 yrs ago. You had a smile that could brighten up a room. You was at Waterloo a lot longer than what I could handle. That place can wear a body down. RIP EVERT I will never forget you.
– Julie Roberts
Evert,It was a joy having you as a friend.Your laugh can not be duplicated or forgotten.R.I.P. I only wish I was free to attend the services.Would love to see Greg,John,Allen and catch up. Sorry for your loss.
– Richard St.Cyr
Allen, I still remember visiting in your home at 820 West Fifth Street in Sedalia, even though it was in the 1970s and early 80s. I learned useful knowledge from you and Shirley that I still use. Tom Deuschle and I often speak of you and Shirley in phone conversations. I still remember Shirley’s father, Guy Brownfield. May our Lord and memories of Evert bring comfort to you in the passing of Evert.
– Tom Kerr
Sorry for your loss
– Kelly shoop
Thoughts and prayers to the family. Old memories from when I lived in Sedalia in the late 60’s – early 70’s. Becky Foss Volkman. My step-sister Gail was boy crazy over Evert. Now they are finally together in peace.
– Rebecca Volkman

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