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Robert Allyn Hawthorne


1927 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Robert Allyn Hawthorne Obituary
ROBERT ALLYN HAWTHORNE, age 87, passed away peacefully on January 2, 2015 in Riverside, CA. He was born on December 7, 1927 to Allyn and Ruth Hawthorne in Yosemite National Park, California, where they were employees of the Ahwahnee Hotel. Robert lived in Springfield, Massachusetts as a child and in 1946 joined the military shortly after graduating high school. He served in the Army Air Corps and the Air Force until 1952 as a radio mechanic and was honorably discharged with the rank of Staff Sergeant. As a resident of Moreno Valley for 52 years, he taught history and social studies and retired from Moreno Valley Unified School District after 28 years. Robert was also a National Park Ranger for more than 25 years. He was a ranger in The Everglades, Rocky Mountain, Yosemite and Yellowstone National Parks. Robert is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Karen Hawthorne of Villa Park, CA; son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Jennifer Hawthorne and grandsons, Allyn and Colin of Riverside, CA. Friends and family are invited to drop by to reminisce about "Hot Rod Bob" at the home of Richard and Jennifer Hawthorne from 1pm - 4pm, Saturday, January 24th. 5953 Intervale Dr., Riverside, CA 92506. Questions or directions: 951-743-5401 (Richard) or 714-925-8920 (Tom).


Published in Press-Enterprise on Jan. 11, 2015
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