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Dick Hawes

Unread post by lang » Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:20 pm

At the request of Pam, I write with the sad news that Dick Hawes died this morning (Sunday 6th October 2019).

As those who knew him are aware, Dick had been suffering with serious health issues over the last two years, and had been residing in a care home. Unfortunately, his condition deteriorated in the last week, and he was admitted to hospital four days ago, and lost his fight for life ultimately with multiple organ failure.

It is Pam's wishes that there will be a small, private funeral service, for family and close friends only.

Dick has been missed in the racing paddocks this last two years, and today's events will come as a sadness to many. He will be fondly remembered for many years to come for his achievements in the sport, his generosity and humility, not to mention his sense of humour!

R.I.P. Dick

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Re: Dick Hawes

Unread post by Dave Mallon » Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:14 pm

R.I.P. You will be missed around the paddocks .

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Re: Dick Hawes

Unread post by racer1008 » Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:28 pm

Dear Pam
I was so sorry to hear of Dicks passing a true legend the end of an era. He will be remembered by so many.
My thoughts are with you at this dreadful time
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Re: Dick Hawes

Unread post by RP » Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:31 pm

Sad news indeed. RIP Dick. Condolences to family.
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Unread post by leokms » Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:54 pm

Very sad news indeed. What is left are many good memories of the great times I had with Dick. He won't be forgotten. R.I.P. Dick.

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Re: Dick Hawes

Unread post by vincebiggs » Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:29 pm

sad news , dick & pam everybody enjoyed there companey over the years thanks for that.... dick was a top man .. good TT rider he will be missed in the paddock by all..............

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Unread post by G JONES » Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:43 pm

Echo what everyone else has said - Dick always made the time to stop & have a word or two - wherever and whatever he was doing - Condolences to family.
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Re: Dick Hawes

Unread post by seb84 » Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:51 pm

Today, I have not only lost my first sidecar driver in classic racing. Firstly, I have lost a good friend I have since I am about 5 or 6 years old.
With him, I've learnt a lot, too much to be said over here. But most of all, I had fun, laugh, great evening and great racing.
I feel devastated this evening but I know he will always be with me in all the paddocks I will go in the future.
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Re: Dick Hawes

Unread post by rugbyfan » Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:08 pm

RIP Dick, a real gentlemen in the paddock, I'll think of you, and miss you at classic meetings.

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Re: Dick Hawes

Unread post by Nortonracer » Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:11 pm

R.I.P. our sincerly condoleances to the family

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Re: Dick Hawes

Unread post by Howles » Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:32 pm

Sad news. Condolences to Dicks family. RIP Dick you will be fondly remembered.

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Re: Dick Hawes

Unread post by fish » Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:59 pm

Many good memories of so much laughter and all the racing stories. What a character. Our sincere condolences to Pam.

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Re: Dick Hawes

Unread post by ianw » Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:20 am

RIP Dick, one of a kind.

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Re: Dick Hawes

Unread post by 666 » Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:19 am

R.I.P. Dick

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Re: Dick Hawes

Unread post by Shorts » Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:15 pm

Very sad to hear about Dicks passing. Had many happy nights in Belgium paddocks sharing a few beers and many jokes with Dick. My condolences to Pam.
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