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Robert L. Hawley


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Hawley, Robert L.
It is with great sadness that we announce that Bob Hawley, 59 of Phoenix, Arizona passed away in his sleep on Sunday, December 3, 2017. Bob was born on June 10, 1958 in Bedford, Virginia. He left his compassion, sense of humor, words of wisdom and enriched the lives of all those that he touched during his life. Bob is survived by his beloved wife, prayer partner and best friend Nancy, sons Justin (Vanessa), Ryan (Vickie) and granddaughter, Abbey. He is also survived by his brother James and his family, and several aunts and uncles. Bob and his wife Nancy recently celebrated their 31st wedding anniversary. He took pride in growing his garden and enjoyed cooking and bird watching. In addition to Bob's dedication to his family, he served the Roman Catholic Church here in the Diocese of Phoenix that he loved so much. He chaired the Serra Club which supports Seminarians in formation for the Priesthood and taught Junior Achievement at St. Mary's High School. Bob was an active member of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, served on the Parish Council and was a frequent reader at Mass. Bob and Nancy actively mentored couples in the FOCCUS marriage preparation process. An avid Wildcat alumnus, after graduating from the University of Arizona with a Finance Degree, Bob's decades long career in Investment Management included positions with First Interstate Bank of Arizona, Bank of America, L. Roy Papp and Associates, Northern Trust and RTS Private Wealth management. Bob obtained the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, and served as the President of the Phoenix Society of Chartered Financial Analysts. A visitation and viewing will be held on Friday December 8th at Messinger Mortuary located at 7601 E. Indian School Road in Scottsdale from 6 to 8 PM with a Rosary at 7 PM. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 AM on Saturday, December 9th at St Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic Church at 2312 E. Campbell, Phoenix, AZ. Burial to follow at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery, 2033 N. 48th Street, Phoenix. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Andre House, P.O. Box 2014 Phoenix, AZ 85001-2014 or Maggie's Place, P.O. Box 1102 Phoenix, AZ 85001. Bob will be greatly missed and we will remember a phrase he often said, "Find me ready Lord."
Published in The Arizona Republic on Dec. 7, 2017
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