Family Tribute To Jamie Rolfe

Our thoughts are with Jamie’s friends and family

Our thoughts are with Jamie’s friends and family, this just in from the Police. Ed

Jamie RolfeHampshire Constabulary can confirm the immediate next-of-kin of Jamie Rolfe, aged 27, of Newport, Isle of Wight were informed by police officers on Thursday evening (January 27, 2011) about his death in France.

Jamie’s parents, who do not wish to be named, said: “We’ll remember Jamie as a lively free spirit with a zest for life and an enthusiasm for travelling. He taught English to university students while living in China, and also visited Africa and South-East Asia.

“Jamie was a bright and talented son who was sociable with many friends in different parts of the world.

“His creative and artistic character meant he had an affinity for learning and playing music, and studied film at Falmouth University.

“He loved outdoor sports and it was a dream job to work as a chalet rep in the Alps, where he could also pursue his passion for snowboarding.

“We are shocked and devastated by the death of Jamie, who brought so much joy and happiness to our lives, and lived his life to the full by embracing exciting opportunities and adventures.”

Jamie Rolfe was born in London and moved to the Isle of Wight with his family when he was two years old. He went to Newport C of E Primary School, Nodehill Middle School and Carisbrooke High School on the Isle of Wight.

Friday, 28th January, 2011 6:45am



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Such a shame – so young. god rest

In the midst of life

I am pretty sure I know Jamie’s parents. A lovely, kind and loving couple who were brilliant parents and who will be so devastated by this tragedy. They will have the support of many loyal froends and of course a loving and close family in these sad times. God bless.

Jamie’s parents are the kindest, most thoughtful and caring people you could wish to meet and the whole family is lovely. I have known them for 25 years and have watched the children grow. No parent should have to cope with the death of a child and my heart goes out to them and the rest of the family and to Jamie’s many friends. He was very… Read more »

We only met Jamie once but instantly recognised him as a genuine, friendly and confident individual with a passion for life. It was our hope to see him again and get to know him properly. Rest in piece Jamie. Our love and thoughts to everyone touched by this tragic news.