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Robert Hawks Sr.

Arnold construction contractor

Robert Allen Hawks Sr. of Arnold died Tuesday, Jan. 1, in Sonora. He was 66.

Mr. Hawks was born April 11, 1946, in San Mateo to Tom and Ollie Hawks. He worked as a Calaveras County general contractor for 34 years. When he wasn’t working on a customer’s home or his own, Mr. Hawks enjoyed tinkering with vehicles, boats and equipment in his shop.

Mr. Hawks is survived by his two children, Rob (Jennifer) and Aaron (Gina); his older brothers, Jim and Gerry; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother in 2009 and his father in 1965.

A private family gathering will be held.

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