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Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 9th June, in hospital.
Colin was born and raised in Warrington, and was a devoted husband of the late Jacqueline and a loving step father to Tracy.
A fun and caring Grinds of Alicia, Olivia, Laura and Lewis along with Great Grinds of Ora Rose.
When the girls were small he spent many a weekend chasing after Alicia and Olivia and playing in his man shed.
Colin was a keen Warrington Rugby supporter, being a Warrington lad at heart. Manchester United was his favourite football team and he held a friendly rivalry with Jacqueline who was a life long Blackburn Rovers fan.
He greatly enjoyed his holidays and traveled extensively throughout Europe, Greek Islands, Cyprus and the Spanish islands.
Jacqueline and Colin also loved animals, with much loved and pampered dogs and cats treated as part of the family. Casper the pampered family cat was treated like a king and has continued his reign with Tracy and Ronnie and his much loved Tess the energetic Spaniel accompanied him on his many fishing trips. Colin was a passionate fisherman and loved the solitary aspect of the sport.
He devoted many years of his life caring for and supporting his sole mate and late wife Jacqueline. He wouldn’t have had it any other way and was always there for her.
He is now reunited with his darling Jacqueline and will be sincerely missed by all his family and close friends.
A private funeral service will be held due to the current restrictions, but donations in memory of Colin are being received for the Bleakholt Aminal Sanctuary, either over the phone, by post or by envelope drop off at the funeral home (Accrington or Oswaldtwistle), further enquires please to Paul Barton at Barton & Hallworth Funeral Service, The Old Foxhill, 136-8 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle. BB5 3DR. Tel: 01254 390542.