Bob Barkley umpired 165 VCFL games between 1961 and 1970 and became a life member of the association in 1971.

Bob had two stints on the VFL Reserve Grade between 1956 and 1959, then again in 1971 and 1972. 

Bob passed away after a short illness.  He leaves behind four children, 11 grand children and 9 great grand children.  He was aged 83.

Bob’s funeral is being held Tuesday September 29 at the White Lady Chapel, 339 Warrigal Rd Burwood at 10am.

Bob Barkley

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