Bob Dawes spent 41 years investing in young people as a teacher, coach, assistant principal, athletic director, guidance counselor, and FCA Huddle Leader. Thirty-seven of those years were at Southwood High School.
He was an avid sports fan and was often found keeping detailed stats or holding a stop watch on the sidelines of a sporting event. He loved following his grandchildren and other students in the community and spent much of his time supporting them. He loved being around people. He especially had a passion for helping young people strive to reach their fullest educational potential and to develop a relationship with Christ.
He spent many years investing in students’ lives by being the sponsor of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ huddle at Southwood High School. The father of 4 children and grandfather to 12, Bob’s life was dedicated to his Lord, his family, his friends, and his church family. Bob passed away in September of 2013.