Businessman, former President of the West Indies Cricket Board and prominent Attorney, Pat Rousseau, was laid to rest today.

He was laid to rest following a funeral service at the University of the West Indies Chapel in St. Andrew.

Several prominent Jamaicans including Cabinet Ministers, Olivia Grange and Daryl Vaz along with Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips, attended the service.

Meantime, Chairman of the Board of the Wolmer’s Trust, Milton Samuda, is hailing Mr. Rousseau’s contribution to the institution and Jamaica.

Mr. Samuda is a former President of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, JCC and Chairman of the Sabina Park Board.

He says he’s had a long association with Mr. Rousseau and is saddened by his passing.

Pat Rousseau died recently in the hospital.

He was 85.