Knowsley & Prescot Councillor Bob Whiley Dies at 66

By on Tuesday, February 19, 2013

CllrBobWhiley(Press release: Knowsley Council)

Knowsley Councillor Bob Whiley has sadly died at the age of 66.

Councillor Whiley was elected as a Ward Member for Prescot West in the May 2011 elections. He also served for a number of years on Knowsley Town Council.

Councillor Whiley sat on a variety of council committees, including Licensing and Human Resources Appeals.

He was also a member of working groups looking at key issues affecting the borough, including volunteering and a review of secondary education and the transition of young people into employment.

The Leader of Knowsley Council, Councillor Ron Round, said: “It is so sad that Bob has passed away and our thoughts and heartfelt condolences are with his family.

“Bob made a great contribution to the borough in his role as both Borough and Town Councillor. He played a really important role representing his community and as a valued member of some key working groups.

“He will be sadly missed by all of us, both as an excellent councillor and as a friend to many.”

Councillor Whiley is survived by his wife Linda and their children.

The funeral will take place at 1.30pm on Thursday 21 February at Anfield Crematorium.


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