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Jeffrey Charles

Tuesday, 24 March 1959



Sunday, 18 September 2022

After a courageous long battle, his fight is over, and Jeff is now at peace.

Jeff passed away on 18/09/2022 at Peacehaven Village surrounded with his loving family by his side.

Son of the late David and Beverly Hawkes of Invercargill. Best friend and devoted husband of Glenys for 44 years. Much loved Dad and father in Law of Nicole, Kylie, Daniel, and Paula. Adored and special Grandad of his grandchildren, and his only great-grandchild little Odin. Youngest brother and brother-in-law of Barrie and Rosemary, Kelvin and Marion.

"Open up that throttle"

A service to celebrate Jeff's life will be held at the Invercargill Methodist Community Centre, Lindisfarne Street, Invercargill on Thursday the 22nd Sept, commencing at 2 pm, followed by a private cremation.
Messages to 102 Dipton St.

Please find a link to the livestream below


To Glenys, Barrie, Kelvin and families,
Our parents met in the maternity ward when Jeffrey and I were born a day apart, and became lifelong friends. I have many childhood memories of times spent with the Hawkes boys and am sad to hear that Jeffrey has died. My sincere condolences to you all.
Sue Orpwood (née Tate)

Sue Orpwood


Deep sympathy to Glenys and family with Jeff's passing, I will miss seeing him in his garden and sharing a yarn with him. You were a good neighbor and friend Jeff RIP.

James Officer


Thinking of you at such a sad time Glenys and family. Much love Leanda, Tane and Whanau xo

Leanda Davis


Jeff you battled so hard and fought with courage. May you now be at peace. Our thoughts are with you all at this sad time.

Helen and Murray Vanstone


Deepest Sympathy to Glenys, Nicole, and family. Thinking of you, at this sad time. RIP Jeff.

Sheree and Val Calvert. Invercargill

Val Calvert


An amazing legend of a man. I'll always remember him as an amazing dad and grandad. To Kylie, Glenys, Daniel and Paula and Nicole Mt love and thoughts are with you all at this sad time. May your memories give you all great comfort at this time.

Tania Todd


Was an absolute pleasure knowing Jeff for that very brief period. A courageous, courteous and respectful man. Sending regards and condolences to Glenys and whanau

Catherine Hanson-Friend


Sorry to read of Jeff's passing. A long battle for you all. Thinking of you at this sad time.

Love Raewyn and Dave Brett

Raewyn and Dave Brett


My thoughts are with you all at this sad time



Love to you all and thinking of you guys at this sad time xo

Belinda Tuffley

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