|Birth: ||Mar. 13, 1904|
|Death: ||Mar. 30, 1969|
Lafayette Journal and Courier
Robert H. Dawkins, 65 of 524 Dodge Street, West Lafayette was pronunced dead on arrival at St. Elizabeth Hospital at 9:30 p.m. Sunday.
He had suffered a heart attack in his home and was taken to the hospital in the emergency ambulance.
Born near Battle Ground, Mr. Dawkins had resided in Tippecanoe County his entire life, living in Lafayette for 30 years.
He was married in Lafayette in 1925 to Luella Royer who survives.
Formerly the owner of the Lincoln Cafe in downtown Lafayette. Mr. Dawkins had worked at Reifers for the past 15 years.
He was a member of the Lafayette Moose Lodge and the Liberty Chapel United Bretheren Church.
Surviving with the widow are a daughter Mrs. James R. Townsley Jr. of Lebanon, and and aunt Mrs. Melissa Dawkins of Anderson who reared him.
Also surviving are a brother Ralph Dawkins of Delphi; a sister, Mrs. Ruth Swearengin of Stockton, California and three half sisters, Mrs. Richard Hartman of rural Delphi, Mrs. Leonard Dietrich of rural West Lafayette and Mrs. Earl Powell of Logansport.
Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Soller-Baker West Lafayette Chapel; services there at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, the Rev. Joseph G. Wick officiating, entombment in Tippecanoe Chapel Mausoleum. Also surviving two grandchildren.
Minnie Luella Royer Dawkins (1905 - 1971)*
Tippecanoe Memory Gardens
Created by: Dalene Royer
Record added: Jun 30, 2013
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