Death Notices & Obituaries

Robert Standley

STANDLEY Robert (Rob/Bob/Robbie) Former Portland Blues Goalkeeper; Long time member of the Melcombe Regis Tennis Club. Employed at Portland Dockyard, Admiralty AUWE (Bincleaves/Southwell) Passed away at home on Tuesday 16th February aged 81. Beloved husband of the late Patricia (Nash), Loving Dad to Karen (Mike Howard). Dear brother of Yvonne (Geoff Gale). Will be greatly missed by all family and friends and especially his 4 legged buddy 'Ty'. Due to current circumstances, a private funeral service will take place. A celebration of Rob's life will take place at a later date. No flowers by request but if desired, donations can be made in his memory to Portland United Football Club. Contact Rose Funeral Service, 23 Shrubbery Lane, Wyke Regis, DT4 9LY Many thanks to the staff of DCH, (Ilchester, Evershot and Barnes wards) the team from Marie Curie (Liz, Rachel, Shona, Mandy, Emma and Teresa) and the District Nurse (Rachel) who provided such wonderful care to Dad in his final weeks. Also, thanks to all his family, neighbours and friends who texted, phoned, emailed or asked about Dad offering their support and assistance at any time.



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  • Cacklessays...

    RIP dear Rob, our friendship goes back to the bomb dropping War when we both lived in West Grove Terrace. Stay safe old mate, will not forget you. From Carola xxx
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