John Hawk, age 65 of Carrollton died Saturday, May 23, 2009, in Aultman Hospital.
Born April 13, 1944, in East Rochester, he was a son of Ralph Hawk of Kensington and the late Nita (Beitzel) Hawk.
He retired from Sugardale, was co-owner of the Carrollton Dairy Queen for eight years and owner of Spring Valley Farms for over 30 years. He graduated from Augusta High School in 1962 and was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Augusta Lodge #504 F&AM and the Carroll County Farm Bureau.
In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife Mary (Cogan) Hawk who he married May 25, 1963; two daughters, Tammie (Larry) Bankert of Port St. Lucie, FL, and Lisa (Bob) Ellington of Carrollton; two brothers, Larry (Dorothy) Hawk of Carrollton and Doyle (June) Hawk of East Rochester and three grandchildren, Travis Webb of Port St. Lucie, FL, and Austin John (AJ) and Olivia Ellington of Carrollton.
He is preceded in death by a sister, Lefern Hawk.
Funeral services were held May 27 in Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva with Rev. Katie Osier officiating. Burial was in Augusta Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church or the Augusta Masonic Lodge.