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Tuesday, March 20 2018
Benjamin C.

Posted by: Clarke and Staples Funeral Homes, Inc. AT 06:25 pm   |  Permalink   |  9 Comments  |  Email
So sorry for your family's loss. I always loved coming to your house to treat Mr. Hawks for physical therapy. Prayers for your family. Hugs, Lori
Posted by Lori Atkinson on 03/21/2018 - 07:55 PM
May your family feel Gods arms around you as he wraps you in the comfort of his arms. The loss of a husband, father, and grandfather leaves a hole that nothing can fill. Love you all.
Posted by Angy on 03/21/2018 - 08:08 PM
Ann my sympathy is with you and your family in the passing of Ben. May you all be given the strength you need in the days ahead. We always enjoyed seeing Ben at Lynn's ball games in Lunenburg.
Posted by Nancy Alder on 03/21/2018 - 08:35 PM
I am so sorry for your families loss. He was such a kind man. My thoughts and prayers are with you all, always. Lynn, all my love and hugs.
Posted by Laurie Anne Groves on 03/22/2018 - 08:30 AM
My prayers go out to the entire family. Ann was a very lovely person when we were in school together many years ago. Ben, David, Maureen and their parents were well loved and admired in our 13th Street family. We will all miss Ben. I wish I could be with the family Saturday evening. Please know your many friends share your loss. Jerry
Posted by Jerry Epperson on 03/22/2018 - 10:46 AM
May God wrap you in his love and support in this most difficult time!
Posted by Rick and Donna Carmichael on 03/22/2018 - 11:13 AM
We are sorry to hear of Ben's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with Ann and the family.
Posted by Michael and Norma Jean Tisdale on 03/22/2018 - 07:48 PM
Thoughts and prayers for you all! Betsy
Posted by Betsy Newcomb Long on 03/23/2018 - 07:15 AM
So sorry for your loss. May the Lord bless and sustain you all in the days and weeks ahead.
Posted by Elizabeth Perez on 03/24/2018 - 10:20 AM

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Benjamin C. “Ben” Hawks, Jr.,74, of Crewe Va. joined his family in Heaven on March 20, 2018. He was the son of the late Benjamin C. Hawks, Sr. and Mary Snead Hawks. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Ann Williams Hawks ; his daughter, Lynn H. Sheffield and granddaughter, Kristin Sheffield all of Crewe; his brother, David B. Hawks of Victoria and sister Maureen Culley (Glenn, Jr.) of Farmville. Ben was a retired staking technician for Southside Electric Cooperative. He proudly served his Country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War and was a member of  VFW Post 9954. The family will receive friends Friday from 6:30 to 8:00 PM at the Staples Funeral Home, Victoria, Va. where funeral services will be held Saturday, March, 24th at 1PM. Interment to follow in the  Crewe Cemetery, Crewe, Va.  In lieu of flowers please consider memorial donations  to Hospice of Virginia, 202 Clark Street, Farmville, Va. 23901 or the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation 383 Main Avenue, 5th Floor Norwalk, CT 06851. Online condolences may be made at


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