Bob Francis, Australian radio broadcaster, Died at 77


Robert Neville “Bob” Francis was born on March 11, 1939, and died on November 12, 2016.

He was a talk back radio presenter on South Australian radio station 5AA.

Francis’ program aired between 8 pm and 12 midnight weekdays and was rated as Adelaide’s most popular talk back program.

During July 2013, it was announced that Francis was to retire at the end of that year.

In the next month after, Bob Francis announced that he would retire from broadcasting on 8 August 2013 after 57 years.

There was a variety of radio, television, media and music celebrities expressed their appreciation towards Bob’s career through taped segments being aired during his last week of broadcast.

Bob Francis passed away at 77 years old.