Asher L. Hawkins

Asher L. Hawkins, 78, of Bluffton, IN, and formerly of Montpelier, IN, died Sunday, March 29, 2020, at 11:30 p.m. at Markle Health & Rehabilitation.

Mr. Hawkins attended Mississinewa High School in Gas City. He retired from Gripco in Montpelier after many years of service. He was a member of the Hartford City Moose Lodge.
He was born April 4, 1941, in Grant County to Clarence C. and Coreen S. Dilley Hawkins. He married Leanor “Judy” Tarpley on Oct. 21, 1983, in Hartford City, and she survives.

Additional survivors include two sons, Kent (Tiffany) Hawkins, of West Virginia, and Charles E. (Jen) Hawkins, of Anderson; a daughter, Heather A. Lennartz, of Montpelier; two brothers, Randy (Mary) Hawkins, of Hartford City, and David (Janet) Hawkins, of Marion; a sister, Rita (Bob) Futrell, of North Carolina; and seven grandchildren, Chaz Carroll, Gage Capper, Robert J. Lennartz Jr., Gracie M. Hawkins, Emma Hawkins and Ephraim L.C. Hawkins.
Private family visitation is on Saturday, April 4, 2020. Burial will take place at Brookside Memorial Park in Montpelier.
Arrangements are being handled by Walker & Glancy Funeral Home in Montpelier.
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