Gordon Arthur Robert Cross

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Gordon CrossGORDON ARTHUR ROBERT CROSS  of Wellington Court, Accrington, died suddenly at home on Sunday 31st July 2016, aged 65 years.

During his life Gordon was a self-employed musician. In the good days he used to perform at countless gigs, traveling the length and breadth of Britain.  He would sometimes play as many as 6 or 7 nights a week.  He was an avid musician and loved his bands especially Dire Straits, Smokey and also Rod Stewart.  Prior to moving to Lancashire in the mid 80’s Gordon previously lived in Reading and also Dumfries in Scotland.

In his spare time Gordon was a pigeon fancier and he would also spend time teaching his family to play the Guitar.

Gordon was a dearly loved father of Rebecca, Arron, Jesse, Rachael, Shane, Chantelle, Ashley and Nathan and also a dear brother to Linda, Colin and Vernon.

His funeral service will take place at 1.00pm on Tuesday 16th August 2016 at Accrington Cemetery Chapel followed by interment in Accrington Cemetery.  Flowers are welcome and can be sent c/o Barton & Hallworth Funeral Service, The Old Foxhill, 136 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle. Tel: 01254 390542.

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