Broadcaster & Journalist
1953 - 2001
His encyclopedic knowledge of consumer electronics was truly legendary. He had outstanding ability to master complex technical issues and explain them in such a way that everyone understood which was appreciated by the many people who were privileged to read his articles. He was well known for his love of technology and was often referred to as 'inspector gadget' on his frequent TV and radio spots. He also had a keen interested in Amateur Radio.
Bob's funeral took place on Friday 2nd February 2001 at Merton & Sutton Cemetery, Lower Malden Road/Garth Road, South London. It was a sad and mournful day with many of his former friends and colleagues turning up to pay tribute. The service was conducted by Father Taylor with readings by Caroline Padley and speeches by John Briggs and Trevor Brook.