The late Warren Gregson of Geraldton, Western Australia
November 3, 2020
Photo of the late Lynette Olive Wilson who passed away on 18 October 2020. Lyn's funeral service is being conducted by Mid West Funerals on 12 November.
WILSON, Lynette Olive
November 3, 2020

PEPPER, Robert John

The late Robert John Pepper of Geraldton, Western Australia

The late Robert John Pepper of Geraldton, Western Australia

Funeral Notice

Relatives and friends of the late ‘Bobby’ Robert John Pepper of Geraldton (formerly Shark Bay) are respectfully informed that a Service to pay tribute to Bobby’s life will take place at Edith Cowan Square, Geraldton Foreshore, Cnr. of Forrest St & Marine Tce Geraldton on Saturday 07.11.2020 at 11am.


Service Details

Where: Edith Cowan Square
Date: Saturday, 7 November 2020
Time – Service: 11:00am
Video recording of service: Available from Thursday 12 November after 5:00pm

Public Viewing

Bobby’s family would like to extend an opportunity to see him again. This 30 minute session will be held at the Mid West Funerals Chapel. Please be aware that precautions must be taken to enforce distancing guidelines during this opportunity.

Viewing Details

Where: Mid West Funeral Chapel
Date: Friday, 6 November 2020
Time: 5:00pm to 5:30pm
Please note: This public viewing opportunity will end at 5:30pm

Watch the service online

Bobby’s service will be recorded and posted below for family and friends who couldn’t be there.

Service Location

Viewing Location

Please leave a message below

Please feel free to leave messages for Bobby, his family and friends below. Your support is greatly appreciated during these difficult times.


  1. Bobby Pepper only a few weeks ago you were standing in my driveway having a yarn.
    Only last week you can into my work at Red Rooster.
    Many fond memories of you.
    May you smell the Sandalwood where ever you may be…
    Much love to your family on this sad time RIP Bobby Pepper 💗

    • Les Janett says:

      Our sincerest condolances to the Pepper family at the news of Bobby’s passing.
      I’ve never met Bobby but have had the privilege of meeting a number of his close family member. My mother Noelene spoke so highly of him. If he was even half the man everyone describe him as being then I have missed out on meeting a legion. RIP Bobby.
      Les Janett @ Jenni Ross-Janett
      New Zealand

  2. Marty and Michelle says:

    A true gentleman, an inspiration to us all and a rare, unique and very special soul. You will be missed by so many Bobby and the world is a much better place because of you. RIP Uncle

  3. Dave Evans says:

    Bobby Pepper. A down to earth, good hearted true gentleman. I was only just talking to you in person recently yarning about the sandalwood. Those great shirts and charismatic smile on your face will always be remembered. Plus all the good things you have done for community and others. A legend of the bush in these parts and forever will be.
    You will be sadly missed by all you have graced. Rest in peace, mate.
    Condolences to family.

  4. David & Lesley Noble says:

    A gentleman and a legend. Our condolences to all of his family and friends on such a very, very sad loss. RIP Bobby.

  5. Beaurepaires Geraldton says:

    Our condolences to family and friends on the passing of a great man. Rest peacefully Bobby.

  6. Miranda cook says:

    Great man. Loved his hats, colourful shirts. His huge smiles, laughs and stories that I will forever cherish. Keep smiling beautiful soul

  7. Maree Wainwright says:

    Rachel,Rose,Kirk an the Pepper families I’m so sorry I can’t be there to say farewell to my old friend of many years please take care of each other will be thinking of u all tomorrow Be stronge

  8. Maureen Rogers says:

    Sincere condolences to Rachel and family.
    Like it was yesterday you arrived to shear the sheep and a friendship developed. Bobby you will be missed by all, a great man in every aspect.
    The Just Crackin Crew. Mal and Maureen Rogers

  9. Rachel rodan (levett) says:

    Sending all my love to bobby’s family at this sad time. Bobby was one of kind a true Australian. I have a phew good memories of bobby in the shearing shed but I’ll never forget his love of kangaroo tail at smoko!!. His laugh and smile definitely lit up a room!! May you have many more shearing days above mate along with a endless supply of roo meat!! Rest easy young fella xx

  10. Geraldton Appliance Repair says:

    So saddened to hear of Bobby’s passing. Always had a good chat & a laugh when he came to our shop.
    Rest in peace mate & condolences to his family.
    Love Natalie & Rodney Bandy.

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  12. Shantell says:

    Sincere condolences to the Pepper families and friends. Bobby was a legend and a great role model. Our thoughts are with you all, Justin & Shantell Wright & family.

  13. Claire says:

    So sorry I couldn’t make the funeral today. Sending my condolences to the family. I only knew this beautiful man for a short time but what an impact he made on me. Going to miss not seeing you at the station or bumping into you at the shop for a chat. RIP dear friend xxxx Claire

  14. Natasha Collivet says:

    Sincere sympathy to Rachel and family on the passing of Bobby. Always smiling, laughing, singing, and storytelling. A great community champion. Bobby’s service today was just beautiful. Rest easy Bobby. That infectious smile is sure going to be missed.
    Craig and Natasha Colliver

  15. Emillee Dawson says:

    Bobby it was a pleasure to have known you, you are a great man and will be very missed by so many people. Bobby you touched the heart of so many people im going to miss seeing your cheeky smile when we bump into each other.

    Rachel, Jesse, Rosie and kids my heart and love is with you all!

    RIP Bobby xxx

    Emillee Dawson

  16. Lesley Colliver says:

    Our deepest condolences to all the Pepper family on the loss of Bobby. We have known him for over 50 years and he always was a remarkable person, from his early days as a young boy going off shearing.

    With love to Rachel; Lyla, Susan, Jenny, Annie, Graeme, Dolly, David and Monica.

    From all the Colliver families; Lesley, Andrew, Craig and Natasha, Angie and Todd. Farewell Bobby, we will miss you and sense of humour and cheeky grin.

  17. Fiona Taylor says:

    Still doesn’t seem real Bobby. You still had so.much to do. You were the genuine true blue Aussie. Happy go lucky always a smile and a greeting. And genuine hard working bloody good bloke. You were such a proud proud man and know one could wipe that proudness off your face.
    The amazing mentor that you were. Young people will never forget the work you did to to put them in good stead for their future.
    Your work is done now Bobby, now resting with your dad and family.
    Phillip Fiona and young Phill.

    A truly good mate gone but never forgotten.
    Phillip Fiona and young Phill will

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