Leslie "Roo" Andrew SHIELLS

13/06/1961 – 13/03/2024

Much loved son of Ian and Betty (both dec.).

Loved brother of John (Jock), Leanne, Karen, Ian, Darren and their families.

Our special, happy and caring brother is sadly gone,

We are happy he is now back with his adored Mum and Dad,

To all the people that embraced his life and supported his journey,
we thank you all.

Rip ‘ROO’

Go Tigers


Family and friends of ‘ROO’ are invited to attend a Service at the Eastern Park Chapel, 271 Raglan Parade, Warrnambool on TUESDAY (March 19) commencing at 11.00am.

The cortège will leave at the conclusion of the Service for the Warrnambool Cemetery.

Please click this link to view the livestream of Roo’s Service

Funeral Notice

ServiceMarch 19, 2024 - 11:00 am271 Raglan Pde Warrnambool, VIC View MapVenue: Eastern Park Chapel


  1. So sorry to shiells family on the loss of Roo a special place in hearts of all at tiger land so sadly missed happy riding Roo go tigers 🐯 Jim &Trish Nolan

    Jim Nolan March 20, 2024
  2. Jock, Rhonda, Courtney, Jake and families, thinking of you all on the loss of your beloved Roo, Merrivale won’t be the same without him, but his stories will live on.xo

    Penelope Knowles March 19, 2024
  3. What a legend you are Roo.
    Such an amazing and funny man who loved to stop for a chat.
    Our love and thoughts are with all Roo’s family.

    Gayle and Perc Boyle.

    Gayle Boyle March 18, 2024
  4. Roo, I will miss you so much! You were the first person I looked for as soon as I got to the footy ground. So many fond and funny memories of a very special person who will always have a place in my heart. Lots of love to the Shiells family at this sad time. GO TIGERS!!

    Denise Boswell March 18, 2024
  5. Roo you made such difference to our daily lives. Laughter and fun, were always in the room when you were there, the smile you shared with the pleasure of a sing-a-long or a new sticker, we will never forget. Forever in our memories
    Sorely missed by the Niflex crew

    Deepest Sympathy to the Sheills family.

    Niflex Engineering March 18, 2024
  6. To John, Leanne, Karen, Ian,& Darren, and Families Thinking of you all for your loss very much loved by all it will be hard not seeing that cheeky face around Merrivale RIP Roo xx love Robyn (ROY)dec Harry & Family

    robyn harry March 18, 2024
  7. Roo will missed the times we spent at steam and clean
    From Jodie gebert née morris

    Jodie Gebert March 18, 2024
  8. Our Deepest Condolences to all the Shiells family on the loss of yoour dear brother
    R.I. P Andrew

    McCullough family

    Cathy Malone March 17, 2024
  9. What a legend you are Roo, riding everywhere on your bike & been around the trucks you loved it just one of boys. Always had a smile a laugh & a bit of cheekiness. That’s they way we will remember you. R.I. P mate.
    Our thoughts are with all the Shiells family on your sad loss
    David (daff) & Cathy Malone

    Cathy Malone March 17, 2024
  10. Deepest sympathy to the Shiells
    Cousins Margaret Anderson
    Elizabeth Shave.

    Margaret Anderson March 17, 2024
  11. Roo, you were one in a million.
    We will miss you. Rest in peace.
    Deepest Sympathy to Jock,Leanne,Karen,Ian and Darren.

    Pom and Angie.

    Ange Anderson March 17, 2024
  12. “Roo” you were such a huge part of Merrivale. Everyone knew you and everyone loved you. Seeing you on your bike, a big smile and a big wave for everyone will be our best memories. Ride on Roo xx
    Barry, Judy (dec), Cherie & Jarrod Fary.

    Cherie Wallace March 16, 2024
  13. Roo, Our friend, our neighbour for many years, will miss our chats over the fence, condolences to all the Sheills Family,

    George & Jan Capuano

    Geo Capuano March 16, 2024
  14. For the short time I knew you Roo you had such impact. It was such a pleasure and so much fun to work with you at the Big R Shed. Our hearts are broken that we will no longer see you at work or activities or calling in to visit, tooting the horn on your bike to let us you had arrived. Deepest sympathy to the Shiells family, Roo will be so sadly missed. Loved Faya (Faye)

    Faye Ryan March 15, 2024
  15. Andrew, one of the brightest lights in my life.
    You lived up to the meaning of your name; Brave and Strong.
    Thoughts to your loving and caring family.
    Cousin- Patricia McInnes (nee Rayner) and family.

    Patricia McInnes March 15, 2024
  16. Thinking of the Sheills family for the sad loss of Roo a tiger 🐅 thru and thru.

    Fred Griffin March 15, 2024
  17. Roo I loved our little chats your wit and cheekiness no one will ever beat it was a pleasure to have known you.the occasional drop in to the south barrel you would make everyone laugh.R.I.P.Ashley Kelson.deepest sympathy to the sheils families.

    Ashley Kelson March 15, 2024
  18. No words can express the loss of our dear friend and mate, we will miss you coming down the driveway, we were so proud of all the achievements you did throughout your life. We have many lovely memories, you will always have a place in our hearts.
    Deepest Sympathy to Jock, Leanne,Karen,Ian and Darren.

    Go Tigers
    Bill and Heather Hunting

    heather hunting March 15, 2024
  19. Roo,
    We will miss you coming in to tell us what’s been going on or to get air in your tyres. Your passion for footy & love of music.
    The industrial area won’t be the same.
    Keep driving your bike like a truck. Go Tigers!
    Doug, Kylie & Geoff
    Elite Cars & Trucks

    Kylie Carter March 15, 2024
  20. Our love and thoughts to all the Shiells family. So many wonderful memories over the years to hold close. Thinking of you all. Locky, Lynn and family

    Lynn Eccles March 14, 2024