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Death of Right Reverend Geoffrey Rowell

Monday 12 June 2017

The College is very sad to announce the death on Sunday 11 June of the Right Reverend Geoffrey Rowell, an Emeritus Fellow and Chaplain of Keble from 1972 to 1994. He was consecrated as a bishop in 1994, becoming Bishop of Basingstoke in the Diocese of Winchester and then, in 2001, Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe. He retired in 2013.

Geoffrey died peacefully after a short illness on Trinity Sunday, he was 74.

The funeral will be heldĀ on Wednesday 5 July at Chichester Cathedral at 2.30pm.

Further details regarding a memorial service will be sent to alumni in due course.