Gordon Leigh Hawk

Gordon Hawk

Gordon Leigh Hawk, 88, of Groveland passed away on Friday, March 19, 2021, at his residence.

Gordon was born Dec. 14, 1932, in Dansville, N.Y., the son of the late Edward V. and Alida Bassage Hawk. He was also predeceased by his brothers, Duane and Albert Hawk; and a nephew, Steven Hawk.

On Aug. 22, 1959, he married Frances McCauley who survives.

Gordon graduated from Dansville High School, Class of 1950. He was a member of the IBEW Local 86 Electrical Union and worked for Vanderlinde Electric in Rochester for 33 years before retiring in 1992. He was a member of the Phoenix Lodge No 115, F & AM, a director and past president of the Big Tree Conservation League and 7th Degree member of the Grange as well as numerous antique tractor and engine clubs. Gordon enjoyed gardening, trapshooting and traveling, having spent 25 winters in Florida. His pride and joy was his 1935 John Deere B on steel, as well as his large collection of John Deere models and model trains which were always on displays at shows.

Besides his wife, Gordon is survived by nephews, Jeremy (Dawn) Hawk, Doug (Cindy) Hawk, Michael (Shirley) McCauley; niece, Marilyn (Henry) Robin; and sisters-in-law, Janice and Judith Hawk.

Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 10, 2021, at the Groveland Federated Parish, 6616 Groveland Hill Rd., Groveland, where funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. Private burial will be Greenmount Cemetery, Dansville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Groveland Federated Parish, 6616 Groveland Hill Rd., Groveland, NY 14462.

To share a memory with the family or leave a condolence, please visit Rector-HicksFuneralHome.com.

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