Robert E. Hawke, 74 of Kingsville passed away Sunday June 27, 2021, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born February 11, 1947, in Conneaut, the son of Robert I. & Betty (Smith) Hawke.
Robert retired from General Aluminum in 2013, he also worked for RMI for twenty-four years.
He raced in NE Junior Midgets Club from the age of 5-16, he then raced at Raceway 7 for eight years. He enjoyed going to drag races. Robert used to have a Model A. and loved tinkering in the garage. Robert was a self-taught machinist, he could make and fix anything, making his own tools. He loved to work on tractors and his 1936 Plymouth Coupe.
Survivors include his wife of fifty-five years Connie (Stanton) whom he married in June 17, 1966; children, Melissa (Rick) Fitch of Ashtabula and Timothy (Sharon) Hawke of Plymouth; grandchildren, Amanda (David) Snelling, Robert Osburn, Justin (Bria) Osburn, Ashley (Brian) Desotell, Kayla (Kyle) Adkins, Robert Hawke, step-grandchildren, Tiffany (Dwayne) Hommes, Christa Mason, Tasha Herd, Jesse (Noako) Bramer; twenty-one great-grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter and great-great-granddaughter on the way; and brother James (Donna) Hawke of North Kingsville.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter Stacey Hawke.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 P.M., Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at the Marcy Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut.
Graveside service will be 11 A.M. at Gageville Cemetery, Sheffield Township.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
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