Des Rowley keeps truckin’ after prostate cancer scare

Des Rowley has lived his life in a truck, and he’s not wanting to stop yet.

The 69-year-old Queanbeyan resident got his truck driving licence at 21 and has been driving semi-trailers full-time since age 27, in the mid-1970s.

But a prostate cancer diagnosis in 2007 threatened to end the happy times in his blue Kenworth, where he often delivers for quarries.

“I went to my GP saying I’m having trouble with the waterworks, and he said, ‘It could be prostate or diabetes, we’ll check it up’.”

Read more …

Join Our Mailing List