Floyd L. Hawkins, 82, of Fort Dodge, passed away January 10, 2017 at Southfield Wellness Community in Webster City following a long courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be 10:30 Saturday, January 14, 2017 in the chapel of the Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home in Humboldt. Burial will be in Indian Mound Cemetery, Humboldt, with full military rites by Adams American Legion Post 119 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5240. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Floyd LeRoy Hawkins, the son of Marion and Marvelle (Smith) Hawkins, was born February 21, 1934 in Dakota City, Iowa and received his education in Humboldt Schools. Following his education, Floyd worked as a truck driver. On January 16, 1953, Floyd enlisted into the United States Army and served in Korea during the war. Following his honorable discharge on January 6, 1956, he returned home and went to work for the City of Fort Dodge for many years. He was united in marriage to Arlene Cibert on January 18, 1957. After retiring from the City, Floyd became a driver for Union Cab Co. in Fort Dodge. Mrs. Hawkins passed away in December of 2010 and Floyd continued to maintain his home until becoming a resident of Southfield Wellness in Webster City. He passed away there on the morning of January 10th at the age of 82.
Floyd enjoyed playing cards, bowling, and watching western movies. Above all, Floyd loved the time he spent with his family. He is survived by his sons, Steve (Jeani) Hawkins of New Castle, CA, Andy (Mary Schmoker) Hawkins of Fort Dodge, and Brian (Courtne) Hawkins of Prairie Grove, AR; 12 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; son-in-law, Scott McClelland; sister, Marilyn Knutson of Graettinger; brothers, Mike (LaVerne) Hawkins of Kansas, Gary (Liz) Hawkins of Fort Dodge, and Roger Hawkins and Ronnie Hawkins, both of Humboldt; sisters-in-law, Donna Brown of Fort Dodge and Jean LaCaille of Austin, TX; and brother-in-law, Dan (Alice) Cibert of Galena, MO. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Arlene; daughter, Lynn McClelland; and sister, Marcia Hawkins.