John Lee Hawn, 85, went to be with Our Lord on May 26, 2021. He was born in Champaign, Illinois on November 10, 1935, the son of John and Helen (McCartney)Hawn. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Naomi Slade Hawn, daughter; Kim (Robert)Hawn Sandlin, son; Lee (Jacqueline) Hawn, Grandchildren; Dale Manthei, Ricky Goforth, John C. (Ericka) Hawn, Ethan (Sienna) Hawn, Great Grandchildren; Haylee Concepcion, Ricky A Goforth, Mianne Goforth, Gabriel Goforth, Scarlette Hawn, Kinsley Hawn, Parker Hawn, John C. Hawn ll, Joshua Hawn, Emmett Hawn; four surviving brothers- Harold(Betty)Hawn, Jerry (Jan) Hawn, Dwain (Linda) Hawn, Damon (Judy) Hawn and a sister- in -law, Barbara Slade Marshky; several nieces and nephews. John was preceded in death by his parents, John and Helen Hawn, Father and Mother-in -law, Arthur and Ruby Slade, Brother- in- laws, Thomas Marshky, Arthur Slade Jr. and 5 nieces and 1 nephew. John was a retired Lieutenant/paramedic with the Urbana Fire Department, member of UCU retired firefighters, an avid go-kart driver, softball, basketball, ping pong and chess player. John loved sports and travel. We lost a very good and loving man today! Visitation will be held from 11-1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 Philo Road, Urbana, Illinois 61802. Graveside will follow immediately at Eastlawn Burial Park, 802 N Cunningham Ave, Urbana, Illinois 61801.
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