Mr. John Selby Hawk, 74, of Morganton, went to be with the Lord, Monday, November 25, 2013, while at his residence.
Born December 11, 1938, in Franklin, GA, he was a son of the late Harold Hawk and Thelma Nutt Hawk. In addition to his parents Mr. Hawk was also preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Joyce Gordon.
Mr. Hawk was a member of the Mount Home Baptist Church, Morganton. He served in the NC Forest Service for over 40 years. In his spare time, Mr. Hawk enjoyed refinishing furniture. He was very close to his grandchildren and enjoyed talking to them often.
Mr. Hawks’s memory will be cherished by his son, Jon Selby Hawk, of Macon, GA; a daughter, Margaret Elizabeth Hawk, of Morganton; a brother, Randy Davis Hawk, of Statesboro, GA; and two grandchildren, Reynolds and Anna-Elisabeth Hawk.
Funeral Services were held Saturday, November 30, 2013, at the Mount Home Baptist Church with Pastor Jerry Gamble officiating. Interment followed at the Burke Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Mount Home Baptist Church Children’s Ministry, c/o 2272 Mount Home Baptist Church, Morganton, NC 28655.