Robert (Bob) Arthur Hawkinson ("Hawk"), 54, of Bradenton, passed away Friday August 23, 2013. He was born on December 15, 1958 to Arthur Hawkinson and Helen Bogda in Evergreen Park Illinois and relocated to Sarasota/Bradenton FL in 1997 with his wife and children. He was an amazing mason, husband, father and friend and will be greatly missed. He is survived by his mother Helen Koepp, his wife Suzette Hawkinson and his three children, Matthew Hawkinson, Michelle Ward and Danielle Lhotka along with 5 grandchildren. A Memorial Service (Celebration of life) will take place at Desoto Speedway in the coming weeks for his family and friends.
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Sept. 1, 2013