Hawks, Jimmy

Jimmy Hawks
Have been held.
Mr. Jimmy Hawks, 59, of Portales, died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2004, near Moriarty.

He was born on Oct. 31. 1944, in Portales, to Johnny Pauline and Jimmy Hillman Hawks.

He made his home in Portales until 1956 when he moved to Truth or Consequences. He graduated from Hot Springs High School in 1963, and was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1964. He served two years in Texas during that time. He grew up attending the Baptist Church. He worked as a contractor for most of his life. He lived in Truth or Consequences for many years, but had most recently been living in Ninnekah, Okla. He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Truth or Consequences. Family members said his hobbies included silver-smith work, making turquoise jewelry, and listening to classic country music.

He was preceded in death by of his parents.

Survivors include two sons, Russell Hawks of Phoenix, and Shane Hawks of Truth or Consequences; a daughter, Jayme Rintelen of Truth or Consequences; four grandchildren, Tannen Rintelen, Michale Montoya and Vincent Montoya, all of Truth or Consequences, and Schauntae Hawks of Albuquerque; two brothers, John E. Hawks and Bob Hefley, both of Ninnekah, Okla.; and a sister, Jalaine Galleon of Orlando, Fla.

Burial will be at Portales Cemetery.

Pallbearers are several family members.

Arrangement are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.