Until he retired in 1993, John was a familiar face for many years and best known for running the newsagents on Union Road, prior to that he worked at the Star Paper Mill. He enjoyed socialising and going on holiday with friends.
John was a dearly loved father of Duncan and daughter in law Vikki and also a treasured grandad of Erin and Alex.
A celebration of life service will take place at 3.00pm on Thursday 27th October 2016 at Accrington Crematorium. Family flowers only please but donations are welcomed in memory of John for Macmillan Cancer Support, further enquires please to Paul Barton at Barton & Hallworth Funeral Service, The Old Foxhill, 136 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle. Tel: 01254 390542.