Derek Roan, 71, of Barnbarroch Farm, close to Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbrightshire, died at the weekend following an incident on the family’s land. Emergency providers have been dispatched to the farm two miles south of Dalbeattie, nevertheless, farmer Mr. Roan died in the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary as a consequence of his accidents. The incident is being investigated by the police and the Well being and Security Government, though no suspicious circumstances are suspected. Allow us to discover out what occurred to him and additional details of the incident in the article under.
In accordance to experiences, Derek Roan was allegedly assaulted by a cow close to Colvend’s Barnbarroch Farm earlier than being introduced to the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary. Nonetheless, the 71-year-old sadly misplaced his battle for life, sending shockwaves by the city and devastating his loving family. In a press release despatched by the family enterprise, Roan’s Dairy, his family members introduced his tragic loss of life.
The family said that with the deepest disappointment, they are 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 family additional said that they are completely devastated and nonetheless in shock at what has occurred and it’s going to take a while for them to come to phrases with not having him round.
All of Derek’s onerous work was for his two passions in life, his family and his farms, added the family. It was additional added that Derek was well-known inside the farming neighborhood and many different circles and that he’ll be sadly missed by everybody. The Roan family operates two dairy farms in 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 affirm that Derek was active in the Nationwide Farmers Union of Scotland for a number of years. Other than this, he was additionally concerned with different local and nationwide organizations as properly. The farmer was a member of the Stewartry Space 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 news, local farmers stated that they are a well-known family in the space and that his loss of life has come as an ideal shock to everybody.