Ronald Paul “Ron” Hawley, 73, of Bettendorf, passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.
He was born in Davenport on March 29, 1948, the son of the late Robert and Ena (McDougall) Hawley. On September 7, 1968, he married Kathleen Olson and they were married for close to 40 years.
A lifelong resident of the Quad Cities, Ron was a 1966 graduate of Assumption High School.
He worked for John Deere for more than 35 years, serving in various capacities at its Davenport facility, including as a maintenance supervisor.
Ron was a lifelong member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, serving in various capacities including several years on the teams of the CEW and RCIA programs and many years as a communion minister.
Survivors include two sons, Tony of Jefferson City, Mo., and Josh (Robyn) of University City, Mo.; one daughter, Jennifer (Tom) Corcoran of St. Louis, Mo.; a bonus son, Steve (Trisha) McIntosh; a brother, Steven Hawley of Davenport; a sister, Christena Polton of Davenport; and three grandchildren, Eli and Miranda Hawley and Oscar Corcoran.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Lawrence and Daniel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Handicapped Development Center or the National Alliance for Mental Illness.
Private family services were held. Arrangements are under the direction of Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home.