ROBB, Evan Lewis

Born on September 19, 1926. Passed away on July 25, 2022.

Passed away peacefully at Corangamarah. Dearly loved husband of Isabel (dec). Loved father and father in-law of Merrilyn and Joe, Jude and Peter, Nola and Daryl and their families.

Re-united with mum. Will be sadly missed.

Funeral Notice

Service: Wednesday August 3, 2022

The Funeral of Mr. Evan Lewis Robb will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Gellibrand Street, Colac on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 with Prayers commencing at 1.30 p.m.

The Funeral will leave the Church at the conclusion on the service for the Colac Lawn Cemetery.

For those that are unable to attend, click here to view the live stream.

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  1. Deepest sympathy to all the Robb family on the passing of Evan a true gentleman our love to all from Eric,Eva,Darren, Wendy and Emily

    Eva Hay July 26 2022 3:43 pm
  2. Jude, Nola & extended families. I was saddened to here of your Father’s passing. Over the years I have had many a chat Evan. Last time was at RSL where we would see each other there on Friday nights. You all will have precious memories. Hold onto them.
    Love Terri.

    Theresa Milverton July 26 2022 4:01 pm
  3. What an absolute gentleman Evan was .It was a pleasure to know & meet him. A fabulous bloke who enjoyed a great life. Deepest sympathy to all his family.
    Kind regards
    David & Helen Chislett & family

    David Chislett July 26 2022 5:05 pm
  4. My deepest condolences to Evan’s family. He was a gentleman that adored his family. We will miss him in Corangamarah RIP ❤️

    Jodie Anderson July 26 2022 6:20 pm
  5. Thinking of all the Gaylard families especially Nola, Daryl, Jess and reunited with fun loving Tim.
    Loved the rain gauge reports he use to give.
    Much love to you all.

    Sally, Marc, Emily and Jye Montano 💙

    Sally Montano July 26 2022 6:43 pm
  6. Our condolences to you Jude, Peter and the Robb Family.
    On the sad loss of your dad and Father-In-law
    Evan is a true gentleman, had time for everyone
    May he Rest In Peace
    Colleen O’Shannassy and Family

    Colleen O’Shannassy July 26 2022 6:49 pm
  7. My absolute massive condolences on the passing of this gentleman. He was a treasure to know and also friends with My Mum and Dad. Heaven has gained another Angel Xoxo

    Nicole Gill July 26 2022 6:51 pm
  8. So sorry Nola & Jude and your families to read of you dear dads passing, hold tight to your memories and he’ll always e with you. Reunited with your mum and Tim RIP Mr Robb sincere love and condolences to all❤️❤️❤️
    Lorraine & Garry McGlynn

    Lorraine McGlynn July 26 2022 6:53 pm
  9. So sorry to hear of the passing of Evan, a much loved resident of Corangamaragh North. Deepest sympathy to Nola and family and the Robb families.
    Thinking of you all 😥💕

    Donna Cass July 26 2022 6:59 pm
  10. Condolences to you all on the loss of your Dad and Pa.
    Sending Love
    Chad, Marc and Noah x

    Megan Carson July 26 2022 7:11 pm
  11. Deepest sympathy to Nola Darryl, Jude ,Peter and all the family . Always up for a chat over the years Rest In Peace Evan Lucy,Mike and family

    Lucy Washington July 26 2022 7:15 pm
  12. Condolences to Jude and Nola and all the family. Thinking of you at this time. Karen and Mick

    Karen Slater July 26 2022 7:16 pm
  13. So sorry for your loss Nola and family he was a lovely man love and sympathy to you all ❤️

    Gail Alsop July 26 2022 7:35 pm
  14. Our love and thoughts are with you all, so sad to hear of Evan’s passing, Jude , Nola and families . Evan loved his chats when I met him in the passage in Corangaramah… Sympathy to you all.
    From Judy Jackson, Frankie Boylan and family

    Judy Jackson July 26 2022 7:36 pm
  15. Deepest sympathy to Merrilyn & Joe, Jude & Peter, Nola & Daryl and families on the passing of uncle Evan he was such a gentleman he was so loved by our family will be dearly missed. Gayle, Kerry (dec) Lennie, Geoffrey, Jayne and families

    Gayle kelson July 26 2022 7:50 pm
  16. Deepest sympathies to Judy Nola and families at this very tough time Glenda and Ken Rodger

    Glenda Rodger July 26 2022 8:24 pm
  17. Deepest sympathy to the Robb family, he was a great man.


    Mark Colbourne July 26 2022 8:25 pm
  18. Deepest Sympathy to all tbe Robb Family on the passing of Evan a man who enjoyed a great life.

    Joan Lawrence and family July 26 2022 8:35 pm
  19. My heart full condolences to Merrilyn, Joe, Jude, Peter, Nola , Daryl and families on the passing of Evan, a truely remarkable person that was highly respected by all that new him, I will never forget his kind words to me at the CDFNL Tribunal ( hey Hodgey have another couple of weeks off)😂😂
    Evan are a Legend
    Bryson Hodge

    Bryson Hodge July 26 2022 8:42 pm
  20. To Jude and Peter .. Merrilyn and Joe ..Nola and Daryl.. and extended family deepest sympathy on the passing of Evan…long time neighbor and friend,,,will be sadly missed Leigh and Lyn..XX

    Leigh Kidman July 26 2022 9:25 pm
  21. To all the girls and their husbands and kids.
    Sorry to hear about Evans passing. He was a great man with a great family and wife Isobel. Loved talking to him and having a great laugh.🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️😉

    Muncha and Anne Moore July 26 2022 10:39 pm
  22. My thoughts are with Judy, Pater and family on the passing of a true gentleman. I enjoyed many a conversation with Evan at the RSL and later on whilst visiting at Corangamarah. Always a smile and never a cross word about anyone. Precious memories are yours to hold in your hearts. Lesley

    Lesley O’Neill July 26 2022 11:17 pm
  23. Deepest sympathy to Merrilyn, Jude, Nola and all the Robb family. Remembering all the fun times we had as kids being neighbours on the farm at Corangamite. Evan always called me young Valerie, even though I was in my sixtys.
    Love to you all,
    Valerie & Allan

    Valerie Russell July 26 2022 11:54 pm
  24. Deepest sympathy to Judy and family on the passing of Evan. A great man who always had time for a chat and joke, a wonderful man!!.
    RIP Evan

    Darron Rippon July 27 2022 7:51 am
  25. I’m sorry and saddened to hear of “Robby’s Passing, Marilyn, Judy, Nola and Families.
    We, as kids all have very fond memories of him living his best life at Dreeite with Isi and you 3 girls! We always shared fun and laughter at the McKenzie household. As time passes, you will be able to reflect on fabulous memories you all shared together.
    Thinking of you at this sad time. Love from the 3 Mahood kids, Janice, Graeme, Marlene ex, Alvie XXX

    Marlene Salmon July 27 2022 10:54 am
  26. Our love & sympathy to Merrilyn,Jo, Jude, Peter,Nola Daryl and your families on the passing of your Dad & Pa. Great memories of Dreeite days and many more for you all to treasure.
    Love Faye Fox, Stephen McMaster and the McDonald family

    Faye Fox July 27 2022 11:01 am
  27. Our love and sympathy to Merilyn and Joe, Jude and Pete, Nola and Darryl and families. We remember Evan for his generous, friendly personality and love for family and his community.
    Jude and Ian Foley

    Judy Foley July 27 2022 11:01 am
  28. Sending our love and sympathy to Nola and Families. Fond memories of our night’s at the RSL with Robbo and Mum and Dad Kath and Doug Gibson.
    So proud of his family and Grandchildren.
    Lots of laughs and happy memories.
    Love Robin and Roger

    Robin Hickson (Gibson) July 27 2022 12:47 pm
  29. Deepest Sympathy to Merrilyn,Joe, Judy & Peter, Nola & Daryl also to sisters Gwen & Margaret on the passing of Evan, he was always up for a chat & a laugh, remembering old days at Dreeite , & Alvie . From Janet Evans. 💐

    Janet Evans July 27 2022 2:32 pm
  30. Deepest sympathy to Merilyn, Jude, Nola and families on the passing of Evan.
    Glad I managed to visit Evan when I was in Colac last December.
    Gary and Marg Grist and family.

    Gary and Marg Grist July 27 2022 2:40 pm
  31. To Merrilyn & Joe, Judy & Peter, Nola & Daryl, Kylie, Paul & Megan, Jess and families, sending our deepest sympathy to you all on the passing of Uncle Evan. Lots of happy memories and good times spent with you all whilst growing up in the two households at Dreeite. Uncle Evan will now be reunited with Aunty Isa, Craig and Tim. Our sincere thoughts are with you all ❤️❤️❤️ From Noel & Audrey(both dec.), Jeanette, Faye, Kevin(dec.), Doug, Beth, Mandy, Graeme and all The McKenzie Familes xx

    Mandy Vickers July 27 2022 4:26 pm
  32. So sad that your lovely Dad has left a huge hole in all your hearts . His beautiful memories will live on forever. All my love to you Jude and all your family xx Bev Mulder.

    Beverley Mulder July 27 2022 4:27 pm
  33. To Merrilyn, Joe, Jude and Pete, Nola, Daryl and families.
    Prayers and thoughts are you at this time. You will all have special memories of your time with Evan.
    He always had a smile and was ready for a chat. Deepest sympathy.
    Mary and Kevin Russell

    Mary Russell July 27 2022 7:15 pm
  34. Many thoughts are with Merrilyn, Judy, Nola and families. Evan was a true gentleman, loved a chat and he cherished his family dearly. You will all have so many special memories to cherish. Reunited with Isabel and his great Mate Tim. Sincere Sympathy
    From Betty , Bevin (dec) Skinner and families

    BETTY SKINNER July 27 2022 8:01 pm
  35. Merrilyn, Judy, NOLA and families. Sending our love and sympathy on the. loss of “Robbie’” Evan was a great personality in the district. Many fond memories of him and Isobel over the years. Our thoughts are with you all. Sincerely Vonda and Stewart Carson


    Vonda Carson July 28 2022 8:03 am
  36. Dear Nola,Judy,Merilyn,Joe,Pete,Daryl,
    So sorry to hear of your Dad Evan’s passing, he was a much respected person in the Colac District.
    Thinking of you all at this sad time.
    Jenni & Keith Miller

    Jenni Miller July 28 2022 9:05 am
  37. Jude and Pete, Nola and Daryl very sad to hear of Evans passing. Always a great salt of the earth bloke to have a yarn with and truly one of natures gentlemen.

    Gary Storer

    GARY STORER July 28 2022 11:48 am
  38. Dear Judy, Pete, Nola, Daryl and families and all the Robb family sending our deepest sympathies to you all. Evan was a wonderful community man, may all your special memories bring you comfort.
    Love Len, Amy and families

    Amelia Cole July 28 2022 11:53 am
  39. Deepest sympathy to all the Robb family.

    Noel and Leanne Ballagh

    Noel Ballagh July 28 2022 5:15 pm
  40. Judy, Peter, Nola & Daryl and families deepest sympathy to you, sorry to hear of Mr Robb passing his was a true gentleman

    Sending our thoughts and prayers to you all

    Hout & Family

    Lorraine Ladhams July 28 2022 6:43 pm
  41. To Nola & families
    I was saddened to read of Evans passing.
    Another Dreeite legend gone.
    My condolences to you all, thinking of you at
    this sad time.

    Alison Cartwright. (Graham) July 29 2022 7:52 am
  42. To Judy, Nola and family.
    Thinking of you all at this time, Evan was a wonderful man and will be missed by many.

    Georgina Fox July 29 2022 11:52 am
  43. To the Family

    It was a pleasure knowing Robbie going back to the day my dad and I, Monty and Sam went fishing at Carlisle 61 years ago

    Stuart Eldridge

    STRUART ELDRIDGE July 29 2022 4:56 pm
  44. Deepest Sympathy to Merrilyn, Judy, Nola and families on the passing of your dad. A true gentleman at rest.

    Edward and Gail Riches

    Gail Riches July 29 2022 9:31 pm
  45. Condolences to Nola, Judy and families on the passing of your dad, father-in-law and grandfather Evan. Thinking of you all
    Ian and Julie Trigg

    Julie Trigg July 30 2022 10:21 am
  46. So sad to hear of Evans passing ,such a lovely happy gentleman, allways on for a chat, RIP Evan , deepest sympathy to Judy Pete,,Merrilyn Joe Nola and Daryl and all extended family’s thought are wth you Megan Leigh Charli and Alfie love the Alice Joe and Family

    Alice doyle July 30 2022 10:44 am
  47. Deepest Sympathy to Jude, Merrilyn, Nola and families. Sending love to you all at this sad time!
    Fiona & Ken Fisher

    Fiona Fisher July 30 2022 11:22 pm
  48. Our love and thoughts go to all Evan’s family at this sad time.
    Sylv and family.

    Sylvia McNaughton July 31 2022 11:19 am
  49. Condolences to the Robb family.
    I met Evan at the Colac RSL.
    Such a kind gentleman who loved a chat and always had a smile.
    I hope the Cats win the GF for him.
    Rest In Peace Evan.

    Mary O’Donoghue August 1 2022 6:36 pm
  50. Heartfelt condolences to Merilyn, Joe, Jude, Peter, Nola, Daryl and families on the passing of Evan, your larger than life father, grandfather and great grandfather. Also to Gwen and Margaret his special sisters. Lots of fun times, jokes and stories of a life well lived. Your memories will give you comfort as he is reunited with Isabel and Tim.
    Rest In Peace Evan
    Tim & Helen Gibson & family

    Helen Gibson August 1 2022 10:25 pm
  51. Deepest sympathy to Merrilyn, Jude, Nola & families. Robbie was a true gentleman & wonderful neighbour for many years, he would always stop to have a chat & a laugh.
    Thinking of you all, Rest In Peace Evan
    Liz Taylor

    Elizabeth Taylor August 3 2022 9:00 am
  52. Condolences to Nola, Daryl, Jess, Tim 💙, Jude, Pete, Merrilyn Joe and families on the passing of your Dad and Pa – Mr Robb.
    Such great memories as kids growing up at Dreeite, Alvie and times spent in Lorne. Mr Robb now reunited with Mrs Robb and so many district legends gone before him.
    Love to all,
    Barb (Kilpatrick) and Gary.

    Barb O’Dowd August 3 2022 10:34 am
  53. Our deepest sympathy to the Robb Family on the passing of
    A real gentleman and District Legend

    Phil & Deb Neale August 5 2022 6:08 pm

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