Robert Gene Hawkins
February 11, 1956 - October 9, 2021

Robert Gene Hawkins

Robert Gene Hawkins
Feb 11, 1956 - Oct 9, 2021

Robert Gene Hawkins
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Robert Gene Hawkins
Canton- Robert G. Hawkins, 65, passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at the Richard Owens Home in Peoria.
He was born on February 11, 1956 at the Scotts Air Force Base to Raymond and Helen (Hamilton) Hawkins. They preceded him in death.
He married Rebecca "Becca" Walraven on December 31, 1999 in Woodstock, IL. She survives.
Also surviving is one son Robert Jacob Hawkins of Everett, WA, three bonus daughters, Amy (Dave) Carzoli of Woodstock, Brooke Thurau of Canton, Heather (Joseph) Vandermeir of Cary, IL, one brother, Donald Hawkins of CO, two sisters, Sandy (the late Jack) Tye of Scottsdale, AZ, Linda Hawkins of Roy, WA and his grandchildren, Danny Ray Hawkins, Shea (Alexa) Carzoli, Christopher Carzoli, Isabel (Eric Moran) Vandermeir, Alexis Vandermeir and Joey Vandermeir.
Bob retired as a utility locator. He enjoyed fishing, motorcycling, football, baseball and cooking. He also served in the U.S. Army.
Cremation rites have been accorded and there will be no services.
Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Canton has been entrusted with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the OSF Richard Owens Home.
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james yaeger on Oct 22, 2021

Prayers to Becca and family. Sorry for your loss

Linda Hawkins on Oct 20, 2021

Your funny actions and silly shenanigans, have always been imprinted on our hearts. You are truly missed. There are no words that can be said for the grief felt by your family and friends. Until we meet again, big brother all those fond memories comfort and warm our hearts. Love you!

Janet Edmonds on Oct 14, 2021

My heartfelt sympathy and prayers to the family, God is a refuge and strength during this most trying time/ Pray constantly. 1 Thessalonians 5:17

Barb and Tad Putrich on Oct 13, 2021

We are sending thoughts and prayers to you all. Always enjoyed seeing Bob here at Buells. He will be missed. Barb and Tad

K Scot Reynolds on Oct 13, 2021

Becky and Family,

We are so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. We have been neighbors for 13 years and we always enjoyed seeing Bob come and go when he worked and went boating. Please know you will be in thoughts and prayers in the days ahead.

Our Best,

Scot and Denise Reynolds
11 Lincoln Road

Verna Ashwood on Oct 13, 2021

So very sorry for your loss Becca, you and your family are in my thoughts

Holly Thum on Oct 13, 2021

CandleBecky and families, Sorry for your loss. Your memories will keep him with you always. Sincerely, Joe and Holly



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