With the death of Mr John D M Robertson on 2nd November 2015, the county has lost a highly respected member of the community who served these islands and beyond for a substantial part of his life. Retirement was not a word in his vocabulary and his zest to remain active meant that he never retired and was involved in the family business until the very end. Over many years he also gave much time to an array of public organisations, and his belief in maintaining good personal relationships guided his deliberations in the institutions he served.
But first and foremost he was a devoted husband to Norette and proud father of Susan, John, Fiona and Sinclair. He recognised that ultimately the most important thing in life is family, and always maintained that any success he achieved stemmed from Norette’s selfless, unflinching support and resilience.
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