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Mark Lee Hawks

December 10, 1947 — August 20, 2022

Mark Lee Hawks, 74, passed away Saturday, August 20, 2022.

He was born in Rock Springs, Wyoming on December 10, 1947, the son of Gary Hawks and Alice Harns.

Mark graduated from Rock Springs High School with the class of 1967 before starting a career in law enforcement working as a police officer and then as a sheriff. He then worked as the safety manager for John Bunning Transfer Inc. for 33 years until his retirement in march of 2015.

He married Krystal Karol Scott in Rock Springs on April 29, 2021.

Mark was a member of the Elks Club, the Historical Museum Society, the Wyoming Trucking Association and the National Guard.

He enjoyed spending his free time painting, fishing, fly tying, and being on the road.

Survivors include his wife Krystal Hawks of Rock Springs, WY; sons Wes Hawks of Vernal, UT, Slade Hawks and wife Clanci of Salt Lake City, UT, Micheal Skinner of Rock Springs, WY; daughters Nikki Hawks, Tara Lincoln, Lindsey O’Toole all of Rock Springs, WY; brother Craig Hawks of Green River, WY; sister Ann McKee of Farmington, UT; grandchildren Jeffery, Riley, Jordan, Kyeanne, Ashlyne, Emily, Rylin, Hayden, Delaney, Kensley; great-grandchildren Adalynn, Fenris, and Carter.

He was preceded in death by his parents Alice and Gary Hawks.

Cremation will take place and memorial services will be held at 5:00 pm, Friday, August 26, 2022 at the American Legion Archie Hay Post 24, 551 Broadway St., Rock Springs, WY.

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Friday, August 26, 2022

Starts at 5:00 pm (Mountain time)

American Legion Archie Hay Post 24

, Rock Springs, WY 82901

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