Kenneth Dickie R.I.P.

  We say goodby to one of our great Rotarians, Kenneth Dickie, who died earlier this week. A past President and Secretary we will miss his sparkling humour, his funny monologues and his friendship. More

Dorothy Herd

After a short illness Dorothy passed away earlier this month. She was until recently, one of the few lady members of our club. More

In Memory of John Dunlop

It was with great sadness that we learned at the weekend of the passing of one of our good friends, Pathminder and Ayr Rotarian John Dunlop, who was very active in both capacities until he became ill last year following the diagnosis of a brain tumour. Despite this he remained keenly interested, and followed our our ... More

Johnnie Kean

JOHNNIE KEAN 1941-2021 On Wednesday 17 February 2021 in the early hours of the morning, Johnnie Kean died at home with Kay and the family at his bedside - only a few days after his 80th birthday. Educated at Carrick Academy, in his young days Johnnie’s passions for sports cars and canoeing broadened to embrace a ... More

RIP Douglas Wilson

    We are sad to have lost one of our members, Doug Wilson, who passed away on 29 March after a lengthy and debilitating illness. Although, a relatively recent recruit to Ayr Rotary Club, Doug was no stranger to Rotary, having previously been a member for a number of years of clubs in the home counti... More

RIP Rob Keating

  We are remembering Rob Keating, tireless supporter of Aquabox and enthusiastic and valued member of Rotary Club of Ayr, who passed away recently. Rob embodied the true spirit of Rotary and will be very much missed by all who knew him.   More than twenty fellow Rotarians attended the packed Dundon... More

RIP Brian E Clarke

The funeral of recently deceased member Brian Clarke took place at Masonhill Crematorium on Friday 1st June 2018. Brian joined the Rotary Club of Ayr in 1993 and became President in its 75th Anniversary year of 2006. The character of the man is evident in these words from his message in the Club’s Anniversary Bulletin of ... More

RIP Derek Waugh

It was with great and genuine sadness that members heard last week of the passing of Derek Waugh. Derek arrived in Ayr twenty-seven years ago and had been an enthusiastic stalwart of the community, more recently including our own club. In a moving tribute to Derek at Masonhill Crematorium, the Rev Fraser Aitken ably ... More

RIP Jim McVie


Bob Henderson 1939 – 2016

Bob Henderson has passed away peacefully in the Ayrshire Hospice on the morning of Thursday 5th May. He will be sadly missed by all who were engaged by his wit and perceptive insight whether it be from his early days as a founder member of the Ayr Kyle Round Table in 1968, as a veteran with Shelterbox, on the stand at ... More