Bromley Liberal Democrats are sad to announce to death of Bob Shekyls on 31 January 2018. The funeral will be held on 7th March at 11.30am at St Mark's Church Biggin Hill.
Bob was a resident of Biggin Hill for over 40 years was heavily involved in the local community, he represented the area on Bromley Council for 12 years from 1994 until 2006. Bob was brought up in Shirley before serving in the RAF.
On the Council Bob took an interest in planning issues and served as Chair of the Biggin Hill Heritage Centre Committee. For many years Bob tirelessly campaigned for a swimming pool in Biggin Hill, even raising money to ensure the Council had funding to build the facility. Bob was very keen that local residents were kept informed of Council decisions and local issues, by producing regular newsletters.
Before getting elected to the Council Bob was instrumental in getting other Liberal Democrats elected, having been campaign organiser in Bromley Common when it first elected Liberal and then Liberal Democrat councillors and building up the membership of Biggin Hill.
He is survived by his wife Jan and two daughters.