Funeral Director / Aftercare, Preplanning & Insurance
Rob was born and raised in Bridgeport, Texas. He attended and graduated Bridgeport High School, attended Texas Tech University and graduated Dallas Institute of Funeral Service in 1981. In 1980, he became the fourth generation of his family to serve Wise County in the funeral business.
Rob is a licensed funeral director, embalmer and General Lines Insurance agent (Life, Accident, Health and HMO). He currently offices at Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur and lives next door to the funeral home.
Rob married his high school sweetheart, Vonnie Speir, in 1980. Rob and Von have two sons, Trey Hawkins, a funeral director at Hawkins Funeral Home, and Chase Hawkins. They also have four grandchildren, Camryn, Hollyn, Carter and Hazel Jane.
Rob is a member of the First Baptist Church in Bridgeport, the Decatur Lions Club, an avid hunter, fisherman, gardener and cook, as well as a do-it-yourselfer. He enjoys scuba diving, deep sea fishing and is an instrument rated private pilot.
Rob has made himself available to those he serves 24 hours a day, please do not hesitate to contact him.