PORTAGE — HAWKSWORTH – George H., 86, Portage, died Oct. 9, 2012, at home. Born Sept. 12, 1926, in Nanty Glo, son of James and Alice (Hogan) Hawksworth. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Ruth (Cyrus); son-in-law, David L. Christ Sr.; grandson, David L. Christ Jr.; brothers, John “Juck” and William; and sister, Lillian Carmel. Survived by daughter, Alice Christ, Portage; granddaughter, Janelle, wife of Joseph Molosky, Saxton; and great-granddaughter, Aubrey. Also surviving are several nephews, and faithful canine companion, Genny. Army veteran of World War II. Member of American Legion. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Jean H. Kinley Funeral Home, Portage, where service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, the Rev. Earl Butterfield, officiating. Interment, Mount Moriah Cemetery, Blue Knob. Military graveside rites by Portage Ritual Team. Online condolences may be expressed at kinleyfuneralhome.com.