LEADER, May 8 2020

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Remembering Robert Black

Those of us who had the privilege of knowing Robert Black even a little, know what a kind-hearted gentleman he was.

He was generous, funny, always cheerful, and so often the life and soul of the party.

He would have done everything he could to help someone in need, not just in his role as a paramedic. It would be difficult to find anybody who would say a bad word about him.

Despite moving to the area as a young couple, Robert and his wife Catherine embedded themselves in the community and without doubt became ‘locals’, contributing so much to the area.

Robert was a part of numerous, varied organisations and groups and therefore his loss will be felt by so many in the area. Not least by his loving family and the tight-knit staff at Campbeltown Ambulance Station, who are all in our thoughts at the moment.

Each Thursday as we clap and cheer for all essential workers, let’s remember Robert too. He was taken far too soon but he died a hero, giving his life to help others.