In Memory

Dave Hawkins - USS LaSalle LPD-3 / AGF-3 1965

David was born on November 20, 1938 and passed away on Friday, November 8, 2019. David spent his early childhood in Richfield, Ohio, attended high school in Oklahoma, Alabama and graduated from The American School of Lima in Lima, Peru in 1956. He attended college at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York, and served as an Engineering Cadet in the Merchant Marines. A memorial visitation will be held from 4 - 8 PM on Friday, November 15, 2019 at Hadley Funeral Home Reno Chapel, 1021 Pike St., Marietta. A memorial service will be held at 11 AM on November 16th at the Valley View Baptist Church in Reno, Ohio.

David Hawkins, photo courtesy Bobby Hamby 

David Hawkins, photo courtesy Bobby Hamby 


David Hawkins, photo courtesy Bobby Hamby 

David Hawkins in light blue/green shirt 2014


David 2014

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David was the Main Propulsion Assistant when I came on board in 1966. David was an excellent Engineer, Shipmate and friend.

Here is a video of David in 2014 that shows David at his best.

https://youtu.be/31kxyJPDRHw

Andy Anderson Webmaster, USS LaSalle LPD-3 / AGF-3

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