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Raymond ‘Gene’ Hawkins

Raymond “Gene” Eugene Hawkins, 62, of Upland, Calif., died July 30, 2005, at home. Gene was born Nov. 16, 1942, in San Diego, Calif.

He was a Navy veteran and his long career in law enforcement included seven years with the Upland Police Department, membership in the FBI National Academy, and 30 years as an investigator for the district attorney in South Lake Tahoe. Following his retirement from law enforcement, Gene pursued his love for travel and was a dedicated co-owner of B&D Auto Dismantling.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Hawkins of Upland; daughters, Donna Hawkins of Bellevue, Wash., and Diana Summers of Bartlesville, Okla.; mother, Florence Hawkins, and sister, Jeanine Vaughn, both of Calimesa, Calif.; and granddaughters, Tristan and Annika Summers of Bartlesville.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Stone Funeral Home, 355 E. Ninth Street in Upland. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Friends of Hearst Castle, 700 Hearst Castle Road, San Simeon, CA 93452. Call (805) 927-2138.