HAWTHORNE, Samuel Walker (Sam) – 18th August 2021. Unexpectedly but peacefully at hospital aged 69 years. Late of Ballynahinch Road, Dromore and formerly of Banbridge Road, Dromara. Dearly loved husband of Jane and loving stepdad to Emma-Jane and Evie and father to Sam Jnr. Much loved brother of Thomas, Eddie, Margaret (Carlisle), Adelaide, John and Robert, brother-in-law to Lillian, Beane, Audrey and the late Phil and Tommy. Dear uncle to Rhonda, Gray, David, Suzanne, Jonathan, William, Anne, Heather, Charlene, Belinda, Stuart, Craig, Charlotte and Amy. A private funeral service will be held in Christ Church, Hillsborough Road, Lisburn on Saturday 21st August (numbers limited due to social distancing regulations) and afterwards to Dromore New Cemetery (Mound Road) for burial. No black attire by request. Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, payable to Air Ambulance N.I. c/o Ronnie Thompson Funeral Directors, 20 Ballinderry Road, Lisburn, BT28 1UF. Sam will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by the entire family circle. The Lord is my Shepherd. Psalm 23 v 1.