Obituary of Burlin Randolph Fawkes
It is with overwhelming sadness that we say our goodbyes to Randy as he was ushered into Heaven on July 28, 2014. Born in St. Stephen, NB, on March 10, 1950, he was the son of the late Douglas and Carmen (Bartlett) Fawkes. Randy received a BSC in Forestry from UNB in 1973. He later received Master of Divinity and Master of Theology degrees from Acadia University, as well as a diploma in Prison Ministry. He was pastor of Wilmot United Baptist Church from 1984-1989, after which Randy was the Protestant Chaplain at the Atlantic Institution in Renous. He then became the Baptist Chaplain at Saint John Regional Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital from 1999-2010. He is survived by his wife Sharon (Chase) and his children Kim of Saint John, Steven (Amy) of Calgary, Joel of Miramichi and Rebecca at home; grandchildren Naomi, Thane, Aidan, Nathan, Julia, Ava, and Alana. He is also survived by his sister Susan of Fredericton and half-brother Jerry (Theresia) of St. Stephen. Also, he was predeceased by his half-brother Doug. A Funeral Service will be held at the Kennebecasis Baptist Church, 383 Hampton Road, Quispamsis on Monday, August 4, 2014 at 2:00 PM. Visitation will be held from 12:00 - 2:00 PM prior to the funeral service. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Saint John Regional Hospital Chaplaincy or to a charity of the donor's choice. Interment will take place at Marysville Baptist Church Cemetery, Canada Street, Fredericton, NB.