The world's oldest man Bob weighton has turned 112 years old in 2020 but his Birthday Celebrations are put off due to the spread of Coronavirus.
World's Oldest Man Bob Weighton, turned 112 this year but sadly his birthday was cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak. He entered the world on 29th March 1908 and was born in Hull. He was a mechanical engineer and then became a lecturer at University of London before retiring in 1973.
At a whopping 112 years old, the Alton, Hampshire, gent has lived through five monarchs, 22 prime ministers, two World Wars, Spanish flu and smallpox among many, many other happenings in life.
Bob met his wife in Taiwan and proposed Agnes there, after getting married he came back to UK. He also has 10 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
Bob was asked what his advice was for a long, healthy life. “I don’t eat much meat and I only drink when I’m at a party,” he says.
Bob's birthday plans have been put off for now due to the coronavirus outbreak. He plans to just have a relaxing day at home. He is going to spend a good time with family and friends on Facetime.
Happy 112th birthday Bob Weighton! The world's oldest man will be spending his birthday in his apartment at Brendoncare Alton, chatting on Facetime with friends and family. Read more about his life and longevity on our special blog post: https://t.co/y1SUZxSRD9 pic.twitter.com/byJu9UGlNb— Brendoncare (@Brendoncare) March 29, 2020
Bob is expected to be named as the new record-holder following the death of 112-year-old Chitetsu Watanabe in world's oldest man.