Derek Roan, 71, of Barnbarroch Farm, close to Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbrightshire, died on the weekend following an incident on the household’s land. Emergency providers have been dispatched to the farm two miles south of Dalbeattie, nonetheless, farmer Mr. Roan died within the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary as a results of his accidents. The incident is being investigated by the police and the Health and Safety Executive, though no suspicious circumstances are suspected. Let us discover out what occurred to him and additional particulars of the incident within the article under.
According to stories, Derek Roan was allegedly assaulted by a cow close to Colvend’s Barnbarroch Farm earlier than being delivered to the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary. However, the 71-year-old sadly misplaced his battle for all times, sending shockwaves via the city and devastating his loving household. In a press release despatched via the household enterprise, Roan’s Dairy, his family members introduced his tragic loss of life.
The household acknowledged that with the deepest unhappiness, they’re asserting the tragic loss of life of Derek, who was the beloved husband to Kathleen, devoted father to Stuart, Steven, and Leeanne, father-in-law to Aylett, Tony, and Tracey, and proud father to Fergus, Andrew, Lucy, Skye, Daisy, and Fraser. Expressing their grief, the household additional acknowledged that they’re completely devastated and nonetheless in shock at what has occurred and it’ll take a while for them to come back to phrases with not having him round.
All of Derek’s laborious work was for his two passions in life, his household and his farms, added the household. It was additional added that Derek was well-known throughout the farming group and lots of different circles and that he can be sadly missed by everybody. The Roan household operates two dairy farms within the Stewartry and runs a milk supply service throughout Dumfries and Galloway and are at the moment increasing their enterprise by constructing a big vacation village close to their farm.
Sources verify that Derek was energetic within the National Farmers Union of Scotland for a number of years. Apart from this, he was additionally concerned with different native and nationwide organizations as effectively. The farmer was a member of the Stewartry Area of the NFU the place he was a previous president. He additionally occurred to be a previous chairman of the Dumfries and Galloway Regional Board. After the announcement of the saddening piece of reports, native farmers mentioned that they’re a well known household within the space and that his loss of life has come as an amazing shock to everybody.