It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Rob Robertson this week. His death has left a void in the hearts of those who knew him, and he will be deeply missed. Rob was an active member of his community and had made significant contributions during his tenure as President of the West Bendigo Cricket Club. Keep reading to know more about late Rob Robertson.
Who was Rob Robertson?
Rob Robertson was an integral part of the West Bendigo Cricket Club community, having joined the club in 2016 as vice president before quickly progressing to president, a position he held for five years. During his time as president, Rob was passionate about making a positive impact both on and off the field. He implemented various changes and initiatives that brought the club back into the spotlight, and he was actively involved in ventures outside the club.
One of his most significant accomplishments was establishing the Women’s cricket team and introducing Lisa Chesters MP to the club, who was instrumental in guiding the club’s redevelopment works. He also re-established the Ken Wust Oval Sports Action Group and represented all sporting groups in meetings with the council. Despite his busy schedule, Rob was always there for the club, putting on his whites to help out or randomly turning up at games and treating all members equally.
Even during his poor health, he continued to follow the club, keep in contact with players, and drop into a few matches. He was selfless, always putting the club and its members first. The West Bendigo Cricket Club is a better place for having Rob and his family around, and they send their thoughts to his children, Tyla and Connor, during this difficult time.
How did Rob Robertson die? What was his cause of death?
It is with heavy hearts that the West Bendigo Cricket Club announces the passing of Rob Robertson, a beloved club member and past president. Robertson was not only an integral member of the cricket community but also a great guy. His unexpected death has left a void in the hearts of many who knew him. The exact cause of his passing remains unknown, but his memory will be cherished by the cricket club and his loved ones. The West Bendigo Cricket Club extends its deepest condolences to Robertson’s family and friends during this difficult time.
Obituary and Funeral Arrangemets
The family of Rob Robertson has announced that his obituary and funeral arrangements will be released at a later date. This news comes after his passing, leaving behind a community that will deeply miss him. Further information will be shared in due course, and we extend our thoughts and condolences to his family and loved ones during this difficult time.