HAWKINS, Raymond David Hawkins - 1936 - 2022
It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Ray on December 5, 2022 after a brief battle with cancer, shortly before his 86th birthday.
Loving husband of Gail(Smith)Hawkins for 35 years.
Ray will be sadly missed by his loving children; Caron Weber (Otto),Raymond S Hawkins (Charmaine), stepchildren; Michael Smith (Laurie),and Janet Boland. His adoring grandchildren; Dillan Weber (Jacqueline), Amy Forbes (Mike), Cassidy Weber, Mercedes Weber, Hayley Hawkins, Raymond W Hawkins, Rebecca Cayen (Luc), Victoria Smith, Connor Boland, and Erin Boland.
As well as six great grandchildren.
Ray was predeceased by both his parents Alice and Raymond E Hawkins of England as well as his brother Eric Hawkins of Thailand.
He leaves behind his siblings Shirley Dodds Perth Australia, Rosemary Dahlin Stockholm Sweden, Stephen Hawkins Gloucestershire England and Philip Hawkins Edgeware England as well as many nieces and nephews.
Ray was a truly devoted husband and best friend to his beloved wife Gail and a loving and supportive father, stepfather, grandfather, and great grandfather.
Ray was loved and respected by everyone who ever met him. He was always available to help no questions asked.
Ray thoroughly enjoyed 34.6 years as a tool and die maker at general motors in Oshawa.
Ray loved to spend time with his family whether it was watching one of his grandchildren’s activities or playing a competitive round of wahoo.
A celebration of this wonderful man’s life will take place at McEachnie funeral home In the Family Center, Monday December 12 from 1 to 4 PM.
In Lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to the cancer society or the heart and stroke foundation.