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Benjamin Carter Hawkins, 64, of Jackson, formerly of Fulton, Mo., passed away on Oct. 11, 2006, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
He was born May 29, 1942, in Camdenton, Mo., to the late Phillip and Lefta Hawkins. He married Joyce Voges on Feb. 24, 1967, and she survives.
Other survivors include two sons, Kevin Hawkins of Columbia, Mo., and Kyle Hawkins of Springfield, Mo.; a brother, Phil Hawkins, and his wife Norma, of Texas; two brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, John and Carolyn Jennings of Fulton and Keith and Clara Voges of Oak Ridge; several nieces, nephews; and many loyal friends.
Carter was employed with the Missouri Department of Mental Health and retired in 1999. He was active with the Boy Scouts of America and coached youth baseball and basketball for many years. He was also a ham radio operator. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Fulton and attended St. John's United Church of Christ in Fruitland while living in Jackson.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. today at Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton with the Rev. Raymond Dunlop officiating. There will be no visitation. Entombment will be in Callaway Memorial Gardens in Fulton.
Memorial contributions are suggested to First Christian Church Building Fund or to St. John's United Church of Christ in Fruitland.