Robert John (Bob)

Death Notice

YOUNG – Robert John (Bob)

05.10.1938 – 08.01.2021

Passed away peacefully at the West Gippsland Hospital, Warragul.

Dearly loved husband of Thelma for 60 years.

Much loved father of Geoff, Steve, Ross and Paul, father-in-law and friend of Sharlene, Ruth, Jill and Michelle.

Adored Pa Bob of Melissa, Rachel, Nicola, Claire, Daniel, Brendan, Katelyn, Alex, Ryan, Thomas, William, Nathan and partners, Great Pa Bob of Noah.

Happy memories of a wonderful life

Dearly loved husband of Thelma for 60 years.

Thankyou Bob for your loving care for all of us.

You were simply the best.


Aged 82 years, passed away on January 8, 2021.

You will be remembered for your strong interest and huge contribution to the local Warragul district, particularly through the farming and sporting communities.

We will remember you for instilling and demonstrating the importance to work hard to achieve our goals, to act honestly, to do it right and lending a hand to friends and others in need.

Your legacy will live on through your family and friends.

All our love from Geoff, Steve, Ross, Paul and families.

Rest in peace, over and out.


Dearly loved son of Syd and Hillie (both Dec.)

Loved brother of Lois (Hoult) and Graham.

Fond brother-in law of John and Nancy.

Loved uncle to all families.

Til we meet again.

Funeral Notice

The Graveside Burial Service for Mr Robert John (Bob) Young, late of Warragul and formerly of Nilma, will be held at the Gulwarra Heights Cemetery, 378 Burke St, Warragul on THURSDAY (January 14) at 10.30 am.

This will be followed by a Service to celebrate Bob’s life at the Nielsen Funeral Chapel, Korumburra Rd, Warragul at 11.30 am.

The Chapel Service will also be live-streamed.

Please click here to view the live-stream of Bob’s celebration service.

(The stream will commence about fifteen minutes prior to the start of the service but until the service begins only a holding image will be displayed. The link will remain available for approximately 4 weeks after the Service as a recording.)

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