Obituaries

Mr Simon Coulter (Walpole 57)

Simon, passed away suddenly on 31 December 2018, aged 80, in France, beloved husband of Caroline, father of Andrew and Joanna and stepfather of Nicholas and Edward. 

Mr John Brooks (Chatham 46)

John, aged 91, sadly passed away on 27 December 2018.

 

Mr Duncan Marshall-Andrew (Bruce 55)

Duncan died peacefully on 19 December 2018. Beloved husband of Sheila, darling father to Gus and Jim, father-­in-­law to Kylie and very proud Grandpa to Lily, Finn and Romy.
 

His memorial service will take place at 2pm on Saturday 19 January at St Nicholas Church, Wells next the Sea, Norfolk NR23 1JA.

Mr Blair Paterson (Walpole 49)

Blair died peacefully on 7 December, 2018 aged 87, in Nerja, Spain, his home for almost 45 years. Beloved father of Andrew Savigny Paterson and Reed Alexander Donald Paterson. Fondly remembered younger brother of Norman Reed Paterson. Predeceased by Nancy (Moscrop) Paterson, his adored wife for 62 years, and by brothers, Hugh Blaikie Paterson and Christopher Blaikie Paterson. 

An interment ceremony was held on Sunday 9 December.

Mr Richard Waterbury (Chatham 64)

Richard died peacefully on 6 December 2018, at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of Mimi, and loving father of Lydia and Verity, and brother and friend to so many. The Funeral service took take place on Monday 17 December 2018, 1pm, at St Mary The Boltons, SW10 9TB. Family flowers only.
 

Mr Charles Snow (Cobham 58)

Charles sadly passed away very unexpectedly  on Dec 5 2018, in Nicosia Cyprus  where he had lived for many years .
 

Mr Nicholas Boultbee (Grenville 52)

Nicholas, sadly passed away on 1 December 2018, aged 84. A kind hearted, intelligent father and grandfather, who will be missed by all who knew him.

Mr Edward Bacon (Walpole 61)

Edward Harrison Bacon, passed away on November 30, 2018, at the age of 75 years in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. 

His family and many friends he made, near and far, will remember him for his positive outlook on life, warm smile, kind heart and delightful sense of humour.

He is survived by his children Marc, Denise, Samantha and Stefanie as well as 4 grandchildren, who miss him dearly.

A celebration of Edward’s life will be held on Saturday, April 6 2019, on Mallorca. Details can be found here http://evite.me/eNvQJ8kjkV

Mr Bill Jenkyn-Jones (Chatham 54)

Bill passed away peacefully on 27 November 2018. 

 

Mr Ian Small (Former Staff 1979-1988)

Ian died on Monday 29 October 2018, following a long battle with cancer. His memorial service took place on Sunday 11 November, at 2pm at Bootham School, York
YO30 7BU. No flowers, donations to Cancer Research. Ian was predeceased by his wife, Mrs Alison Small (Former Staff 1979 - 1988) who passed away in 1997 and is survived by their three daughters,  Catherine, Hannah and Naomi.

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/ian-small-obituary-fvmssmcqd

Mr William Ford (Grafton 56)

William, known to many as Bill, passed away peacefully on 2 September 2018, aged 80. Dearly beloved husband, father, stepfather, father-in-law and grandparent, as well as a special friend to many.

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/thetimes-uk/obituary.aspx?n=william-john-charles-ford-bill&pid=190321162&fhid=39173

The Telegraph
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2018/10/26/bill-ford-colourful-motor-dealer-steam-enthusiast-helped-save/

Great Cental Railway
https://www.gcrailway.co.uk/2018/09/bill-ford-leader-and-legend-1937-2018/

Heritage Railway
https://www.heritagerailway.co.uk/great-central-pays-tribute-to-legend-md-bill-ford/

 

Mr Edward Shillington (Temple 91)

Edward, aged 45, sadly died on 30 September 2018.
 

His service of thanksgiving was held on Thursday 18 October, at Holy Trinity, Claygate, KT10 0JP. No flowers, donations, if desired, to Winston’s Wish:  www.justgiving.com/fundraising/edwardshillington

 

Mr David Evan-Hughes (Cobham 49)

David, aged 87, sadly passed away on 2 October 2018.  His funeral was held on Wednesday 17 October, at The Priory Church of St Mary the Virgin, Hayling Island, Hampshire.
 

Mr Roderick Swanston (Bruce 66)

The Thanksgiving Service took place at Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge, London, SE1 9DA  on Tuesday 30 October 2018, at 11.00am.

Roderick aged 69, sadly passed away on 12 April 2018

A prominent lecturer, writer and broadcaster, Roddy had written and presented many musical programmes for the BBC.

Conway Hall
https://conwayhall.org.uk/sunday-concerts/patrons/roderick-swanston-2/
 
http://faculty.washington.edu/cicero/Swanston.htm
 
https://www.gresham.ac.uk/professors-and-speakers/roderick-swanston/
 
https://www.timeshighereducation.com/features/travel-tales-of-the-cultural-shepherd/190669.article#survey-answer