DAWKINS, Robert T., 70, of Henrico, departed this life Wednesday, January 22, 2014. He was born in Whitmire, S.C., the only child of Woodrow and Naomi Dawkins. Bob was a police officer with the Port Authority of New York -New Jersey, retiring after 20 years of service.
He leaves to cherish his memory a devoted wife of 45 years, Brenda M. Dawkins; two sons, Brian K. and Mack Horne (Pam); daughter, Robin N.; one mother-in-law, Bertha; eight grandchildren, Alexis, Briana, Catherine, Dorian, Tatiana, Alexander, Erick and Maxine; and a host of relatives and friends.
He was an avid lover of crossword puzzles and the New York Yankees. Bob was a devoted caregiver to his greatest love, his wife. Bob will be remembered for his love of cooking and trying new recipes. His family and friends will remember him as a great man, wonderful father and grandfather.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, January 26, 2014 at the Parham Chapel-Woody Funeral Home, and where services will be held Monday, January 27, 2014 at 12 noon. Interment Westhampton Memorial Park.