• "What a gentle man. We were all so fortunate to know him. My..."
    - Ruth Ain
  • "Than you Bob for your sunny disposition, your jokes and..."
  • "Scott, Colin, Grant and families. we were very sorry to..."
    - Ralph & Beth Gray
  • "Bob, Thank you for being in my life. Above all things let..."
    - Abi Tur
  • "My condolences go out to your family Bob.I did not have..."
    - Alan H Swain

Robert (Bob) William James Hawkins (82), passed away December 16th, 2012, in North Vancouver, B.C. Robert valiantly fought lung and brain cancer for many months. He died peacefully surrounded by family members. Robert is predeceased by his loving wife Shirley Hawkins, brother Ronald Hawkins, sister Vay Oliphant, & daughter-in-law, Matia Hawkins. Robert is survived by three sons, Scott (Cheryl), Colin, & Grant (Josie), grandchildren, Robert, Karah, & Sean & great- grandchildren, Kalebb & Tristan, brother Allan (Sonja) & family, sister-in-law Kay (the late Ronald) & family, & the family of the late Vay & late Bill. Memorial Celebration: Jan. 14th, 2013 at St. Agnes Church, 530-12th Street East, N. Vancouver; 10:30 service, 11:30 a.m. reception. Express your condolences at

Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province from Dec. 29 to Dec. 30, 2012