By | November 21, 2020

Bobby Rocha has died – cause of death – Bobby Rocha dead – passed away : obituary – tributes

How did Bobby Rocha die? Cause of death

Kansas City Fire Department Fire Captain and IAFF Local 42 Member Bobby Rocha has died in the line of duty from the coronavirus.

  • Date of death: November 21, 2020
  • Age: -year-old
  • Cause of death: coronavirus

Bobby Rocha Obituary, funeral arrangement, any GoFundMe page

The family are yet to make public the obituary and funeral arrangements.

We are unable to confirm if a GoFundMe was created by the family/friends of the deceased at the time of this publication.

This post will be updated with more information as they are made available and public.

Bobby Rocha tributes

Family, friends and loved ones of the deceased have taken to their social media pages to share tributes, kind words and prayer.

Our best wishes and love to the deceased’s family and friends.

The Greater Kansas City Firefighters announced the news Saturday morning on their Facebook page.

“It is with profound sadness that I write to inform you of the line of duty death of Kansas City Fire Department Fire Captain and IAFF Local 42 Member Bobby Rocha. Bobby fell ill and was diagnosed with COVID-19. Brother Rocha fought valiantly against this virus and his fight was a testament to his strength as a person. Brother Rocha was a friend and inspiration to many and his passing comes with great grief. At this time the Local will be providing the family with support in their time of need. We will post additional information and service arrangements as soon as they become available. In this difficult time please do not hesitate to contact any of your Brothers and Sisters to talk or seek assistance from 42 Cares while dealing with this tragic event. Please continue to keep our KCFD and Local 42 family and the family and friends of Brother Rocha in your thoughts and prayers,” the Facebook post read.

Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas posted a statement on Twitter.

“My condolences to the family of Fire Captain Bobby Rocha and to all the brave women and men of the @KCMOFireDept . Captain Rocha died in the line of duty from COVID. He honorably served Kansas City for years, touching an immeasurable number of lives with his heroism along the way. Captain Rocha fought valiantly for weeks against COVID-19. We honor his sacrifice and courage for the people of Kansas City and pray for his family, friends, our Fire Department, and all our frontline workers facing this terrible disease.”

Captain Rocha’s age was not available at this time.

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