ROHAN, William James “Bill” 🎥

Passed away peacefully on the 25th September 2021.
The gates of heaven opened wide; a very special person walked inside. If my loved could have saved you, you would never have gone. You will always be in my broken heart.
Loved husband of Shirley, loved father of Peter, Julie-ann (dec), Jim, Susan, Michael and their families.

Much loved father of Peter, friend to Janelle and Pop of Tegan and Ailie. Irreplaceable mate and inspirational role model, forever missed.

A loving father, father In-Law and Pop. You will always be remembered for the cheeky, caring and loving personality. “Hold onto your hats”
You will be sadly missed and forever in our hearts, love Jim, Belinda, Stacy, Millsy, Gary, Madi, Ash, Heidi, Bec, Anthony, Jess & Isacc. Great Grandchildren Nara, Hudson, Alexa, Bella, Willow (dec), Sadie & Kaiden xx

In loving memory of William James Rohan, aka Dad, Pop and Super Pop. God has decided it’s your time to rest as you have worked hard enough. So may you shine bright in the night sky now and forever always watching over your loved ones from above. We are not saying goodbye, we are saying cya later alligator. Till we meet again, we love you and miss you forever and always. Your daughter Susan, your Grandchildren Christina, Danielle, Billy, Allan and Nathan. And your Great Grandchildren Lilly, Amelia, Thomas and Isabelle.
“Everyone Hold onto your hats”!

Dad, how can I write down words that have enough meaning of how much you meant to us? Words don’t justify what you have given us over the years, or how much love we have for you. We will be forever lost without having you around. Until we meet again, love always your son Michael, Daughter In-Law Vicki, Grandchildren Gemma & Geoff, Jordyn, Taylah and Great Grandchild Jade.

Funeral Notice

Private service

Bill's service will be livestreamed on FRIDAY (Oct 1) at 1:30pm.

19 tributes Leave your tribute

  1. Deepest Sympathy Shirley, and all of your family. Bill, you and Dad (George Lucas) worked on the railways for years. Best Friends and hard workers together, (Remember you and Dad working away, hard at it and all the others just standing there.) Nights of cards and Peterbourgh Holidays. Bill you were a wonderful man just like my Dad. Meet up with Dad in Heaven.. RIP Bill. Janet Teal

    Janet Teal September 27 2021 4:12 pm
  2. Fond memories of Billy,
    Great work mate and friend of Sam & Doris McColl and Family.

    Garry McColl September 28 2021 10:26 am
  3. Love from the Popabills

    Sarah, Heather, Mary, Amanda and their families September 29 2021 7:33 am
  4. Never forgotten.

    I was truly blessed to have you as my grandfather. You brought such amazing magic, love and fun to my childhood and i’ll treasure those memories forever.
    I’ll never forget your escapades of trying to catch Santa and the Easter Bunny for us every year. Especially the time you showed up on Christmas morning covered in bandaids from ‘lassoing Santa’s sleigh and then falling off into the blackberry bushes.’
    You filled our childhood with stories, music, hugs, chin-ups, antics and games of ‘dead dogs.’

    We will miss you, ‘Poppabill.
    ‘Hooroo’ and ‘Hold onto your hat!’
    Give Mum a hug for me. ❤️❤️

    Love your number one Poppabill, Sarah.
    Together with Brad and the next generation of Poppabills, Ella and Connor.

    Sarah Henriksen September 29 2021 8:17 am
  5. Never forgotten.
    We will always remember how loved we were by you and how you managed to make every special memory an amazing one. Forever loved Poppabill of the number three Poppabill Mary, co conspirator of Russell and Great Poppabill of Devin, Daniel, Eva and Callen.

    Mary McLaren September 29 2021 8:18 am
  6. Never forgotten.
    The greatest gift you ever gave me was kindness.
    What can I say? You gave great hugs.
    ‘What is grief but love enduring?’ – miss you!
    Thank you for sharing your time, wit and love with us.
    Be seeing you.
    – your Amanda Bear

    Amanda Bear September 29 2021 8:56 am
  7. You will be sadly missed.
    My favourite childhood memories of you were when you and dad would have a few cheeky beers and you would bring out your guitar, you sang so much like Slim Dusty.
    Rest In Peace Bill xx
    Kylie (Gass) Deans

    Kylie Deans September 30 2021 8:18 am
  8. Deepest sympathy to Shirley and family. RIP Bill. Aileen Smith.

    Aileen Smith September 30 2021 11:39 am
  9. Bill what can I say only that you were the best brother in law anybody could have I will cherish all the good times we had you always had a kiss for me I will miss you have a great time in heaven
    Love Judith

    Judith Hilder September 30 2021 2:22 pm
  10. I will always remember the great times with you singing and playing the guitar at Christmas time. God saw your weary face and took you to your resting place. Always remembered and you will be sadly missed. Rest In Peace.
    Love Tania

    Tania Hrabar September 30 2021 8:10 pm
  11. Dear Shirley and Family thinking of you all at this difficult time.
    With deepest sympathy
    Love from Ellen & Sandra

    Ellen New October 1 2021 12:36 pm
  12. Forever in our hearts,
    A great man who done so much for so many.
    He was the best grandfather I could of asked for.
    Give Josie a gingernut biscuit for me in heaven ❤️
    Forever loved and never forgotten
    Possum will always love her wombat

    Christina Delaney October 1 2021 12:58 pm
  13. Thinking of you all today.

    Love the Stephens Family from Hay xx

    Kate Stephens October 1 2021 1:25 pm
  14. Dear Shirley, Peter, Jim, Susan and Michael sending you our love and condolences. So many lovely memories of a gentle man with a ready smile. Rest in Peace Bill

    Karen Glennen October 1 2021 1:52 pm
  15. Thoughts and condolences are with you all at this time. Our deepest sympathies.
    Darren, Kelly and Molly Howarth

    Kelly Howarth October 1 2021 1:57 pm
  16. Loved cousin of Joan Johnson (Maher). Rest in peace Bill

    Karen Glennen October 1 2021 2:09 pm
  17. Uncle Bill, a wonderful, warm, gentle soul. Now at peace and surrounded by love. ❤️🌈. Sending love to Auntie Shirley and all the family. Love Cindy x

    Cindy Hrabar October 1 2021 2:22 pm
  18. Dear Shirley and family,
    Thinking of you all today, wishing we could’ve been there. Special memories of Pa, Bill and Uncle Bill, a wonderful man who will be sadly missed.
    Ma, Ted and family xx

    -Betty Hinkley October 1 2021 2:29 pm
  19. Deepest Sympathy Shirley oon the passing of Bill and to all families Margaret and Peter Walsh

    Margaret Walsh October 18 2021 10:30 am

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