On Sunday 3rd February 2013, suddenly after a short illness in the Royal Blackburn Hospital and of Walter Street, Blackburn, William aged 89 years. The loving father of Gerry and daughter-in-law Jean, a much loved grandad to Russell and great-grandad to Zoe and Jordan. A funeral service will be held on Friday 8th February 2013 at 9.40am at Accrington Crematorium. Flowers welcome c/o Barton & Hallworth Funeral Service, The Old Foxhill, 136 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle. Tel: 01254 390542.