Kevin Hawthorn BSc (just 47 years old), director of 2iC Consultants Ltd and son of Bill and Eileen Hawthorn, sadly died of cancer in Hereford Hospital on Sunday 26th October 2008.
Kevin had spent his working life in the irrigation industry and had worked all over the world. In 1981 he joined Watermation, the company founded by Bill, and rose to become the export sales director.
After Bill sold Watermation Kevin established his own company in Malaysia then later moved to Portugal. In 2003 he returned to the UK and joined 2iC to continue to offer his many talents to the golf irrigation industry. He is sadly missed by his wife Alison, children Simon, Rebecca and Jamie and his Mum & Dad and two sisters.
His funeral took place at St Paul’s Church Tupsley, Hereford on 6th November.
Alison has asked that donations should be made to Cancer Research UK or Macmillan Cancer Support. Donations ‘Marked in Memory of Kevin Hawthorn’ should be sent to the funeral directors, Bayley Brothers ( Hereford) Ltd., 17 Cotterell Street Hereford HR4 0HH Tel: 01432 272465.