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Post by blacky Thu Apr 27, 2017 1:12 pm

Just to let people know that one of the great back room people at the club passed away last night
VALE Bobby Cox
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Post by Mypaspective Thu Apr 27, 2017 1:29 pm

Very sad news. CRAIG Bennetts rang me today to let me know.

Bobby was the runner in the 1983 premiership year & very close to the coach & all the players.

One of his daughters Kerry married Scott Hodges & they have been seen at various WAFC functions most recently at the last Past Players & Officials dinner.

For those who knew Bob keep your eyes open for funeral arrangements.
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Post by Oldfella Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:48 pm

Very good man

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Post by Oldfella Tue May 02, 2017 5:08 pm

From westies past players and official facebook site

Bob Cox Memorial Service this Friday 5th May at WAFC Club. Service to be conducted in front of the mound bar 2pm start.

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Post by Oldfella Fri May 05, 2017 6:38 pm

Along with noel harradine and many many other legends of west adelaide including doug thomas ans neil kerley i went to bob cox memorial service today at richmond oval. The family spoke warnly and well about the person we all loved -- his daughter is an amazing woman who made us laught on a sad day with her insights into bobby as a man and a father.

Well mced by greg somerton who provide dignity but also much humor

Special thanks were given by the family to bernie conlon, peter murett and steve reckner from the west adelaide past player and official -- thank you guys for what you done.

So sad but so happy to attend at his memorial service -- now forever with his late wife and forever part of richmond oval in front of the past players and officials -- never to be forgotton

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Post by blacky Tue May 16, 2017 3:26 pm

Just letting people know who knew big
Dave McKenzie that he passed away last week
RIP big fella
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Post by Oldfella Tue May 16, 2017 4:13 pm

Damm, onother of the good guys 

Former league property steward

Any details on arrangements mate
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Post by Thiele Tue May 16, 2017 6:43 pm

Rip Big Dave

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Post by Mypaspective Tue May 16, 2017 7:13 pm

Do u know the circumstances re Big DAVE's passing Blacky ???

He was a real character IMO but was asked by COLLO to DCM after his colourful language & behaviour which ANDY felt was part of the culture he was determined to change at the time.
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Post by blacky Tue May 16, 2017 9:47 pm

McKENZIE, David John.15/11/1950 - 8/5/2017 Aged 66 years Passed away peacefully at the Bendigo Hospice Much loved brother of Garry and Susan Sweet dreams Big Dave RIPA Memorial Service and scattering of ashes is beheld in July in Adelaide, date to be advised.
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Post by Oldfella Tue May 16, 2017 10:11 pm

Thanks mate

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Post by firstblood Wed May 17, 2017 10:13 am

Mypaspective wrote:Do u know the circumstances re Big DAVE's passing Blacky ???

He was a real character IMO but was asked by COLLO to DCM after his colourful language & behaviour which ANDY felt was part of the culture he was determined to change at the time.
I was told it was lung cancer Mp....
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