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Bob "BikerBob" has passed away

Postby CXDeluxeGav » Thu Dec 10, 2015 6:20 pm

I am the bearer of the sad news that gramps (Bob) passed away last night in Torbay hospital after suffering with cancer.

Gramps very much loved his CX and more importantly the friends and frolics over the years he has had with all of us who met up to share this - looking forward every year to several rallies where we could all meet up and talk shop and other things. When his health was deteriorating he was so happy that he mustered the strength to get out for one last ride around north devon.

His funeral will be held at the Torbay Cremetorium on Tuesday 22nd of December at 2.45 pm you are all welcome (maybe we could might even get a few CX's there!). We will ask anyone thinking of flowers instead to make a donation to the RSPA if that is their wish.

Thankyou from all the family
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Re: Bob "BikerBob" has passed away

Postby Tallpaul » Thu Dec 10, 2015 6:24 pm

Sad news, I'm so very sorry. I never met Bob, but he was well known and loved by the members of this club. My best wishes go to all who knew and loved him.
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Re: Bob "BikerBob" has passed away

Postby PB » Thu Dec 10, 2015 7:02 pm

Sorry for your loss Gav, Sue, Haley and family, Bob was a great bloke that we had a lot of time for he never failed to put on a great weekend at the NDR, condolences from us all here in Exmouth :(
I will be there on the 22nd :wink:
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Re: Bob "BikerBob" has passed away

Postby Totherun » Thu Dec 10, 2015 7:25 pm

Such sad news. At least his pain is over now. All my best wishes to Sue and the rest of his family.
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Re: Bob "BikerBob" has passed away

Postby pete » Thu Dec 10, 2015 7:41 pm

Really sad news,Bob was one the best.My condolences to Sue and family
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Re: Bob "BikerBob" has passed away

Postby yoda » Thu Dec 10, 2015 7:53 pm

Very very sad news, may he RIP.
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Re: Bob "BikerBob" has passed away

Postby Muddy » Thu Dec 10, 2015 8:20 pm

Bob is a loss to the club and a great loss to the people who knew his generosity of spirit and helpfulness.
Sue and family our thoughts are with you at this sad time.
Our kindest regards to you all, Mike (Muddy) & Eve
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Re: Bob "BikerBob" has passed away

Postby BIG AL » Thu Dec 10, 2015 8:27 pm

Sorry to hear such sad news, my condolences to Sue and all the family.

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Re: Bob "BikerBob" has passed away

Postby dave turbo g » Thu Dec 10, 2015 9:20 pm

Gavin, Hayley, Sue & Family
Our deepest condolences
Our thoughts are with you all at this very sad time
Will miss Bob's never ending efforts to make everyone happy even when he was not in the best of health.
A true gent, never forgotten & we were proud to have him as our friend

Such a sad day

RIP Biker Bob

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Re: Bob "BikerBob" has passed away

Postby Monty » Thu Dec 10, 2015 10:10 pm

Just so sorry to hear this sad new!! , our thoughts are with you Gavin, Hayley , Sue and family it was just so nice to see Bob back on his cx500 at this years n/d/r , i could not keep up with him a loss for the club and the biking community!! Old and new.
Would very much like to attend on the 22nd, one big ride in.
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Re: Bob "BikerBob" has passed away

Postby Tel » Thu Dec 10, 2015 11:59 pm

My condolences to Sue and Family . What a sad loss . My thoughts are with you all at this sad time , but will try to keep the happy thoughts of Bob at his beloved North Devon Rallies , laughing and joking with us lucky people to have known him . R.I.P Bikerbob , one of the best .. Tel
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Re: Bob "BikerBob" has passed away

Postby Trev_h » Fri Dec 11, 2015 12:13 am

Sad news, RIP Bob you had a heart of gold, condolences to Sue and his family.
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Re: Bob "BikerBob" has passed away

Postby NIGE » Fri Dec 11, 2015 12:42 am

R.I.P/ BOB A TRUE GENT such sad news my deepest condolences to sue and all your family
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Re: Bob "BikerBob" has passed away

Postby Peetman » Fri Dec 11, 2015 1:08 am

Really sorry to hear this....RIP BOB :(
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Re: Bob "BikerBob" has passed away

Postby ericry » Fri Dec 11, 2015 1:17 am

So sorry to hear this.

A real gent and a great member of the club - its a great regret of mine that I never made it to one of his Devon Rallies.

Sincere condolences to Sue and the family at what must be a great loss.

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