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Mixed emotions over Gibb grandchild

Published 25/06/2015 | 12:51

Robin Gibb died of cancer in 2012
Robin Gibb died of cancer in 2012

Robin Gibb's widow, Dwina, has spoken of her sadness at him not being there to share the birth of their second grandchild.

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Their son, Robin-John and his wife, Megan, announced the arrival of their second baby, a little boy named Theodore-Alexander Hugh Gibb.

In a statement to the Press Association, Mrs Gibb said: "Even though it is a joyful occasion, it is sad that Robin is not here with me to share in the happiness of seeing our grandchildren flourish and grow. I am glad they will have the music."

Robin-John Gibb said: "I know that my father would have been a wonderful grandparent because he was such a loving, attentive and inspirational father.

"We miss him terribly and it is sad to know that had he lived just a little longer, he would have met his two grandsons: Maxwell and Theodore.

"Although they will never meet him, it is great that they will always hear his voice."

The former Bee Gees singer died in 2012 after a long battle with cancer.

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