Roger Arrow: A lucky man with a passion for the Oberon community

By Michelle Arrow
Updated November 29 2021 - 2:31am, first published 2:25am

Roger Arrow - 18 February 1945 - 12 November 2021

Roger John Arrow was born on the 18th of February 1945 at Haroldeen Private Hospital in Oberon. He was the first child, and only son, of Patricia and Dennis Arrow. He was big brother to five sisters: Maree, Shirley, Denise, Therese, and Cathy. Roger left school when he was just fifteen. He sat the public service exam and joined the Forestry Commission. He briefly worked at Timber Industries and at the Oberon Golf Club before returning to the Forestry Commission, moving to Tumut around 1965. His next move was to Bombala, where Joan joined him after their marriage in 1968. Still with the Forestry Commission, Roger and Joan moved to Glen Innes in 1972, where they had their first child, Michelle.

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