Ray Higginbottom (Raymondo)

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Sea SandRay Higginbotton of Oswaldtwistle and formerly of Blackburn, passed away peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice after a short illness, bravely fought on Monday 21st May 2018, aged 77 years.

Ray grew up in Blackburn before moving to Oswaldtwistle and throughout his life worked as a self-employed painter and decorator.  In his spare time he enjoyed fishing out at sea, Ray also liked socialising, especially playing darts and dominoes for his local team at the Hare & Hounds in Oswaldtwistle.  He also took pleasure in watching horse racing and going away on holiday his favourite destinations being Benidorm, Blackpool and also cruising around the Mediterranean.

Ray was a much loved husband to Jean, a treasured father to Lesley and Paul, a dear father in law to Beth and John and a cherished Da of Thomas and Deryn.

A celebration of life service will be held at 12.20pm, on Tuesday 29th May 2018 at Accrington Crematorium.

Flowers are welcome and may be sent c/o Barton & Hallworth Funeral Service, The Old Foxhill, 136-8 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle. BB5 3DR. Tel: 01254 390542

One Response to “Ray Higginbottom (Raymondo)”

  1. alan catlow

    Rest peacefully Ray, I will always remember you and the good times we had in our younger years,you was a great pal too have.God bless your wife Jean and all your loving family. I hope we meet up again Ray sometime! your pal Alan.


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