Memorial bench for Bob
A BENCH in memory of a well-known Woodbury man, who died last month, will be installed at the village s cricket field. Bob Miller, 90, of Thorns Cottage, (pictured left) died on August 27, after suffering a severe stroke.
A BENCH in memory of a well-known Woodbury man, who died last month, will be installed at the village's cricket field.
Bob Miller, 90, of Thorns Cottage, (pictured left) died on August 27, after suffering a severe stroke.
The retired painter and decorator, a keen cricket follower, had played for Woodbury Cricket Club for a number of years in the early part of his life.
He leaves his wife, Nora, 88; son Robert; three grandchildren, Kevin, Lee and Hayley, and four great grandchildren, Matthew, Amber, Scarlet and Finley.
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Nora, married to Bob for 69 years, said not only was he fanatical about cricket, he was a passionate all-round sports fan.
"You name it he played the game, whether it was cricket, darts, skittles or golf," she explained.
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Nora added: "He adored his family and was a Woodbury man through and through.
"He endeavoured to be the best in most things he took part in and would do a good turn for anybody if he could - he was just that type of person."
Councillors at Woodbury Parish Council agreed to the bench being installed at a meeting held on Monday, September 14.