BURNS, Robert Albert

Aged 75 years

Of Warrnambool, passed away peacefully on August 2nd 2018 surrounded by his loving family.

Devoted husband of Beverley for 48 years.

Loving and caring father and father-in-law of Carmen and Warrick Drake, Ashley and Rhianna Burns, Prue and Chris Orchard, Nadine and Jeremy Porter, Wesley and Zoe Burns.

Adored Pa of Max and Zoe; Taijh, Matilda and Darcy; Tara, Bridie, Kaitlin and Dermot; Mason, Kokoda and Linkin; and Baby Burns.

Go Cats!


Funeral Notice

ServiceAugust 13, 2018 - 12:00 amKoroit Street Warrnambool, View MapVenue: Uniting Church


  1. Dear Bev and families, Our sincere sympathy to you all on the sad loss of Robert, We are sure you will all have wonderful memories of Robert , Our thoughts and prayers are with you all . Pauline and Trevor McPadden formally of Lismore , now in Ballarat.

    Pauline McPadden August 6, 2018
  2. Big Brother
    You were the oldest and I was the youngest in the family.
    I always looked up to you as my big brother to guide me in my younger years of growing up.
    Now you are gone and its up to me to fill those big boots of yours.
    I don’t know how but I will try my best.
    Give Mum and Dad our love.
    Go rest high on that mountain your work on earth is done.
    We are all very proud of you.

    Michael Burns August 5, 2018
  3. We can’t believe that you are gone.
    We will love you always and treasure
    the times.
    Thanks for the lifetime of memories,
    For your love and kindness
    Help and encouragement
    And for being my amazing dad.

    Love always Wes, Zoe and Baby Burns

    Guyetts Funerals August 3, 2018
  4. You weren’t just our Dad and Pa, you were our adviser, secret keeper and friend.
    Our world will never be the same.
    We are so proud of you.
    Forever in our hearts and by our side.
    – Love forever
    Prue, Chris, Tara, Bridie, your ringtail possum and Dermot

    Guyetts Funerals August 3, 2018
  5. You fought so strong to stay,
    And we are so proud of you.
    Saying goodbye was hard,
    But we know you’re at peace now.

    Your family was your world,
    Your grandchildren your pride and joy.
    Forever loved and remembered.

    Love Nadine, Jeremy, Mason, Kokoda & Linkin

    Guyetts Funerals August 3, 2018
  6. These are my hands not very old but just the right size for you Pa to hold, they will always be squeezed tight for you to know that we will always love you.

    – Taijh, Matilda & Darcy

    Guyetts Funerals August 3, 2018
  7. Dad,

    I can still hear you singing
    And see your smiling face
    Hold your weather beaten hands in mine
    And feel your warm embrace

    Your life was well lived
    Your love for family so true
    You gave so much to us dad
    And we will always remember you

    Forever in our hearts

    – Love Carmie, Warrick, Max & Zoe

    Guyetts Funerals August 3, 2018