Dallas Clair Hawes 5-8-24

Dallas Clair Hawes, aka “D” by many, received his calling to return home on Monday, April 22, 2024.
D was born in Aberdeen, ID, on July 5, 1940, the second child of Sarah Afton and Clair Hawes. D joined the Marine Corps on July 30, 1958, at the age of 18. His orders sent him to Barstow where he served as a military police officer and met and married Nancy Barnes. Together they had one son, Danny Blair. Once his service was completed on April 24, 1962, D chose to stay in Barstow and start what would be his lifelong career with the Barstow Police Department. While working at the BPD, he had the honor and privilege of becoming the face of the D.A.R.E. Program, a program which he held near and dear to his heart. D was known for his infectious personality, generosity and his smile would often unite the community in which he proudly served. D served at the BPD for 37 years and retired with the honor of Chief of Police in1998.
Dallas is proceeded in death by his father Clair Hawes, mother Sarah Afton Hawes, daughter Candice Hawes, brothers Gary Hawes (Suzan) and Rodney Hawes.
Dallas is survived by his son, Danny Blair (Evelyn) and their three children and four great-grandchildren, sibling’s Danny Hawes (Anne), Hope Young, Joye Neal (Gary), and Ryan Hawes.
Of all Dallas’ blessings in this life he treasured most his grandchildren who affectionately called him Pops. Pops leaves behind Danya Muir (Jaccob), Shelby Hawes, and Dallas Hawes. He also leaves behind four great-grandchildren, Jackson, Venice, Ralphie-Grace and Myles, as well as many loving nieces and nephews.
Pops would always remind his grandchildren, “Be good, be kind, be generous and always remember who loves ya?”
A private viewing will be held on Wednesday, May 8, at Mead Mortuary, services will be held on Thursday, May 9, at 10 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 2571 Barstow Rd,, Barstow, CA 92311. Following the funeral, there will be the committal service at 12 p.m. at Mt. View Memorial Park, 37067 Irwin Rd, Barstow, CA 92311.

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