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Devastated Norton family pay tribute to ‘brilliant dad, son, brother and husband'

Rob George 25th Nov, 2017 Updated: 25th Nov, 2017

THE DEVASTED wife of a Worcester man who died following an incident in Norton has paid tribute to a ‘brilliant dad, son, brother and husband.’

Robert Sampson passed away following an incident on Crookbarrow Road, Norton, on Thursday, November 16.

28-year-old Daryl Sampson appeared at Worcester Crown Court on Monday charged with the 63-year-old’s murder and was remanded in custody to appear in court again on December 21.

In an emotional tribute, Mr Sampson’s wife Deborah said: “Rob, sometimes known as Bob to others, was the one person I have only truly felt a connection with. Even though he was very private, anyone he let close to him would know the true Rob.

“He was a brilliant dad, son, brother and husband. Rob was a good person and always put others before himself.

“He would never put me down and would always compliment me even if I didn’t look nice!

“Rob had some close and meaningful friends who he chose wisely but everyone knew him to be friendly and approachable.

“Rob, I will love you forever and always.”

His stepdaughter, Amy Taylor, said: “Rob took on the role of being my dad for the past 14 years and without his love, support and guidance I wouldn’t be the person I am now.

“He was a loving and generous person who my mum and I could always rely on if we ever needed anything.

“He would be overwhelmed by the support and love shown to him since this tragic experience and I know he would be grateful to each and every one. I will love him forever.

“I hope he finds peace and can rest easy now. Love you Rob.”

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