William Ernest “Bill” Hockenberry, 78, of Hawesville, died on Sunday, June 20, 2021 at home. Bill was born in Breckenridge County, Ky on September 4, 1942 to the late Percy and Ella Critcheloe Hockenberry. He was retired from Century Aluminum and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Judy Hockenberry; siblings, Mary Alice, Dottie, Emma Jean and Coleman; a son in law, Pablo Sauberer.
Bill is survived by his three children, Bonnie Sauberer of Lake Worth, FL, Jimmy Hockenberry of Hawesville and Barbie and Greg Widmer of Hawesville; six grandchildren Paul Geoffrey Sauberer of Lake Worth, FL, Darrel Austin Edge of Hawesville, Corey Todd Edge of Owensboro, Samantha Lynne Whitehead of Tell City, MollyAnne Catherine Widmer, of Hawesville and Addison Nicole Widmer of Hardinsburg; two great grandkids Mason Dean and Lydia Grace; sister, Shirley Harrison; brothers, Danny Dale Hockenberry and James Gordon Hockenberry along with several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 11 am on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville Chapel with burial following in Serenity Hills. Bill’s family will be greeting guests on Wednesday from 4 pm until 8 pm and on Thursday from 9 am until service time at the funeral home.
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