Myrtle Beach, SC
Walter Franklin “Wally” Hawes, 71, of Murrells Inlet, SC passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at his home. Wally was born in Long Island, New York on February 16, 1948. He was the son of the late Richard Franklin Hawes and Barbara Ruth Jennings Hawes.
Wally graduated from Socastee High School in 1966. He worked at his family’s business, Coastal Engravers, Inc., for many years, but his love was playing music along the Grand Strand. He started at the Bowery and played the Bamboo Gardens Restaurant for several years. He enjoyed entertaining at party events, weddings and the Elks Lodge.
Wally is survived by his children: Bobby Hawes, Wendy Glover, Jason Hawes and Jesse Hawes; two sisters, Bonnie (Dick) Lambrecht and Sherry (Bill) Evans; brother, David (Susan) Hawes and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Richard A. Hawes and Donald B. Hawes.
Memorial donations can be made to Murrells Inlet Elks Lodge #2797, 3816 US 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576.
Murrells Inlet, SC
Created On: 10/26/2019 01:49:02
My Favorite Musician, a True Friend and a Gentleman.
"Somewhere Over The Rainbow." My favorite song we would sing together, with Haws on the piano.
I will truly miss him, we had many laughs together.
May God Bless! Rest in Peace my friend!
My Condolences to all the Family Members.