OBITUARY

William Hardin Hawley

January 1, 1924January 1, 2011

William “Bill” Hawley of High Point died Saturday, January 1, 2010. He was born January 1, 1924 to Bennett Alexander and Beulah Owen Hawley in Richmond, VA. He was predeceased by two brothers, who died in their youth, and his older brother, Bert of Salisbury, NC, who died December 10, 2010. He is survived by his younger brother, Darwin and his wife Helen, of Greensboro, NC. Bill is also survived by his wife of 56 years, Martha Faison Hawley; children Ellen Hawley Foster and husband Tom of High Point, Liza Hawley of Philadelphia, PA, and Faison Hawley and wife Lisa of High Point; by four grandchildren Cameron Foster Deese and husband Chad and stepson Trystan, Kathryn Foster, Olivia Hawley and Sam Hawley, and a sister-in-law, Jane Faison of High Point, and nieces and nephews. Following Bill’s service in the U. S. Army during World War II in France and England, he received his Bachelor of Architecture from NC State College. He and Martha settled in High Point in 1959 after he worked four years for Skidmore, Owings and Merrill in Chicago, IL and Colorado Springs, CO, during the design and construction of the US Air Force Academy. Bill was a partner with Freeman Associates and headed the design department, designing many local buildings including the High Point Courthouse, Jail and Public Health Building; several dorms at Appalachian State University; the first Health Sciences Building at East Carolina University; the Mossman Administration Building at UNC-Greensboro; and the design for the development of Bald Head Island, NC. He served many years on the board of Habitat for Humanity and produced several designs for Habitat homes. He also served as chairman of the High Point Planning and Zoning Commission and delivered mobile meals for many years. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, January 5th at 11:00 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church at 918 N. Main Street in High Point, NC. The family will greet friends after the service in the Family Life Center. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Dr, High Point, NC 27262 or Habitat for Humanity of High Point, 1547 English Rd, High Point, NC 27262.

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William Hardin Hawley

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January 6, 2011

Mrs. Hawley and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. I had the privelege of knowing Bill when I worked at ClareBridge and he was a joy to know. Susi Hudson, Thomasville, NC

Peter Freeman

January 4, 2011

To the Hawley family- Amy and I would like to extend our sympathy. Bill Hawley has made such a positive difference in my life, as a teacher, mentor and friend.

Bennett Hawley

January 4, 2011

Martha, Ellen, Liza and Faison, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all and know that Bill was a wonderful man, husband and father. We will miss him dearly. God bless him and the Hawley family.

Sally Diffendal Williams

January 4, 2011

Mrs. Hawley, Faison, Liza and Ellen,
My thoughts and deepest sympthany are with you and your family.

Don & Carolyn Shaw

January 3, 2011

Faison and the rest of the Hawleys....We know what a struggle these last few years have been. Now your Dad is at rest and his labours have ended. May the Lord's peace be with you all.

Don & Carolyn Shaw

January 3, 2011

Faison and the rest of the Hawleys, you have our deepest sympathies. I know how difficult these last few years have been. Your Dad was a wonderful man and we will all miss him. We are thinking of you.

Gina Snyder and David Wootton

January 3, 2011

We extend our sympathies to your family. Our thoughts will be with you.

Cyndee Hawley

January 2, 2011

We are on this earth for a short time but our memories live on long past......I will keep your family in my thoughts and prayers. May you find peace and the strength to endure the days ahead knowing that your loved one is no longer suffering but that the life journey is over and the eternal life has just begun. My love to you all.