89 year old Hobert Hawker of Liberty died Tuesday at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was a member of the Pisgah United Methodist Church, a U.S. Army veteran, a member of the American Legion, and he was a carpenter, painter, and farmer. The funeral will be Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Matt Long will officiate and burial will be in the Pisgah Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Paty and Versie Bratten Hawker; his wife, Rose Hawker; two brothers, Bratten and Junior Hawker; and two sisters, Clara Williams and Omar Allen. Survivors include children, Jeffrey Hawker and Sherry Smith both of Dowelltown. Granddaughter, Megan Hawker of Dowelltown. A sister, Thelma Townsley of Smithville. Nieces, Loretta Malone and Wanda Hawker. Nephews, Grant Williams, Larry Hawker, Danny Hawker, Bobby Yates, and Randy Hawker. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.