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Dec. 4, 2003 — Muckrajsingh "Bobby" Goomansingh, 60, of St. Thomas, died Nov. 27 at sea.
Viewings at Davis Funeral Home Chapel will be 5-7 p.m. today and 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Friday. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral.
He was born in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, and moved to St. Thomas in the early 1960s. He was the self-employed owner of Bobby's Business Machines. He was very active and well known in the community. He was involved with the Carnival Committee for many years, working with calypsonians, Pan-O-Rama and parade marshals. Because of his love of steel pan music, he was involved with many of the early bands, including West Stars. He also played with and managed Third World Steel Orchestra, and played most recently with the St. Thomas All Stars. He got his start with two of the biggest bands out of Trinidad, The Desperados and the Silver Stars.
He is survived by his wife, Veron Goomansingh; mother, Roopanie Alie; stepfather, Yacoob Alie; sons, Shawn and Bryan Goomansingh; daughters, Sandra and Natasha Goomansingh; brothers, Errol Goomansingh and Neil Alie; sisters, Pamela Walmsley, Marlene Goomansingh and Diane Slew; grandchildren Malique, Kahdeem and Ninique Goomansingh, and Tazmin and Yasmeen Magras; daughter-in-law, Andreanna goomansingh; brother-in-law, Clifford Walmsley; sister-in-law, Adrienne Goomansingh; nieces, Tara Walmsley, Nadia Steed, Shoma and Yasmine Goomansingh, and JoAnne Aird; Nephews, Stephen and Christopher Walmsley, Kamal Goomansingh, Michael Gaskin, Alex Alie and Dylan Goomansingh; and many other relatives and friends.

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