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STETSON AND CARMEL - Wayne Allen Hawes, Sr., 70, died unexpectedly June 5, 2015 at his residence. He was born July 9, 1944 in Carmel, a son of Guy and Dorothy (Emery) Hawes.

He served in the Army National Guard through the Newport Armory and worked as a heavy equipment operator with Alan Dorr Construction in Hermon until 2000. He then worked at his son's business, Wayne's Auto Sales in Carmel until 2007. In the past he was an avid hunter. In more recent years, he enjoyed golf, playing cards, woodworking and the slots.

He is survived by his wife, Lois (Underhill) Hawes of Stetson; 2 sons, Wayne II and wife Dianne of Carmel, Brian Hawes and his significant other, Katrina Surdick of Etna; 2 daughters, Dennell and husband Christopher Baker of Stetson, Deanna and husband Spencer Preble of Hancock; 2 brothers, Gary Hawes of Mass. and Guy and wife Naomi Hawes of Carmel; 2 sisters, Joyce Richards of Scarborough and Janet Hawes and her significant other, Donald Jordan of Carmel; 5 grandchildren, Cortney Hawes, Cameron Hawes, Kyle Ham, Dylan Ham, and Alexis Hawes; several nieces and nephews; a special mother-in-law, Kathleen "Kay" Underhill of Stetson; and his friend and mother of his children, Velma Shaw of Skowhegan.

He was predeceased by 2 brothers, Richard and Maynard Hawes; a sister Joan Bush; and a brother in law, David Richards.

Memorial services will be held at 2 PM Wednesday, June 10th, at Crosby & Neal, 117 Main Street, Newport, where friends may call from 1 P.M. until the time of services. Pastor Al Worden will officiate. There will be a celebration of Wayne's life following the services at the home of Willie Underhill, 1131 Mullen Road, Stetson. Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P. O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 23312.

Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com
Published on  June 8, 2015
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