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Dr. Robert J. Haskins

December 16, 1946 — February 2, 2022

Dr. Robert (Bob) Jacinto Haskins, 75, was born December 16, 1946, at Muskogee, Oklahoma to Robert J. Haskins, Sr. and Veleta Daniel Haskins (Sellars). He graduated from Derby High School, Derby, Kansas then from Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas and received his Doctorate of Medicine at University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas in 1974. Dr. Haskins completed his residency in family practice at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita. He and Rebecca Jo Kendall were married in 1967 and blessed with Lori Elaine Haskins Cavalcanti and Scott Kendall Haskins. Rebecca Jo passed away February 15, 2006.

Dr. Haskins practiced in Chanute, Kansas, Grand Coulee Washington, with Harry Hynes Hospice of Wichita as well as many locum ER coverages in rural Kansas hospitals. He taught medical residents at St. Joseph’s in Wichita and was Regional Director of Medical Education at University of Kansas School of Medicine, encouraging the rural preceptors to practice medicine in rural Kansas communities. He enjoyed flying his plane, hunting and fishing.

Robert and Teresa Arnold Cornish were married December 30, 2007, adding Brian Cornish, Laurie Ward, Blake Cornish and Chad Cornish to the family, and the whole Cornish Clan.

Dr. Haskins is survived by his wife Teresa, children Lori and Walker Cavalcanti, Hudson, Ohio, Scott and McKayla Haskins, Spring Hill, Kansas, Brian and Karen Cornish, Olathe, Kansas, Laurie and Clayton Ward, Chanute, Blake and Holly Cornish, Santa Clarita, California and Chad Cornish, Lawrence, Kansas, brother Mitchell Haskins, Chanute. Also, his beloved grandchildren Robert Cavalcanti, Joseph Cavalcanti, Lucas Cavalcanti, Connor Haskins, Carson Haskins, William Cornish, Madeline Cornish, Jack Cornish, Orville Cornish, Harold Cornish, Emilee Ward, and Molly and Karter Krokstrom.

He was predeceased by his wife Rebecca Jo Haskins, his parents, his brother Ron Haskins and nephew Brian Haskins.

A private family graveside burial will be held.

If you wish to honor Robert with a memorial, you may send or leave donations to the most wonderful Harry Hynes Hospice through Wickham Funeral Family Funeral Home, or any charity of your choice.

Robert’s family thanks Harry Hynes Hospice and Country Place Senior Living for their loving care of Dr. Bob.

Bob’s prayer for each of you was to accept Christ as your savior.

Services are under the guidance of Wickham Family Funeral Home 500 North Forest Ave. Chanute, KS. 66720.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Dr. Robert J. Haskins, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, February 6, 2022

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Wickham Family Funeral Home - Chanute

500 North Forest Avenue, Chanute, KS 66720

Dr. Robert "Bob" Haskins will lie in state from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Sunday February 6, 2022, and Monday, February 7, 2022, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

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