Stephen L. (Steve) Hawkey, 55, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Kansas Christian Home in Newton.
He was born Aug. 18, 1958, in Newton, to Delbert and Darlene (Schertz) Hawkey.
Steve was a member of the Highland Trinity United Church of Christ in rural Newton. He was a graduate of Hesston High School and lifelong resident of the Hesston Community.
Steve is survived by his sister Julie Hawkey of Oakley; Uncles and Aunts: Gene and Doris Hawkey and Dale and Judy Hawkey all of Newton. He is also survived by many cousins and friends.
Steve is preceded in death by his parents.
A service of celebration and remembrance was held July 12, at Highland Trinity United Church of Christ with Pastor Gary Blaine presiding.
A private family inurnment will be in the Hesston City Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials are suggested to Highland Trinity United Church of Christ, Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice or Kansas Christian Home.