Obituaries

Mr David Evans

Mr David Evans

Friday, January 23, 2015

A SOUTHERN Vectis driver, who had a lifelong passion for buses, died suddenly on New Year’s Day while out with friends.

Mr Keith Symons

Mr Keith Symons

Friday, January 23, 2015

A HIGHLY regarded former headmaster of Ryde School, who commanded landing craft at D-Day, died last month at his home near Salisbury, aged 90.

Mrs Jane Phillips

Mrs Jane Phillips

Friday, January 23, 2015

Farmer, Jane Phillips, nee Alder, has died aged 82 years.

Ivor Hamilton Bradley

Ivor Hamilton Bradley

Friday, January 16, 2015

A FORMER Island lecturer, who drove Jimi Hendrix and Kris Kristofferson to the 1968 IW pop festival, Ivor Hamilton Badley, died last month, aged 88, after a short illness.

Dorothy Wright

Dorothy Wright

Friday, January 16, 2015

AN ENTHUSIASTIC local historian and writer, Dorothy Wright, has died, aged 86.

The Rev Kenneth Cheeseman

The Rev Kenneth Cheeseman

Friday, January 16, 2015

THE former vicar of Thorley and rector of Yarmouth, the Rev Kenneth Raymond Chee-seman, died at St Mary’s Hospital, aged 85, after a short illness.

Mrs Audrey Smith

Mrs Audrey Smith

Friday, December 12, 2014

A FORMER IW County Press Village Talk correspondent, Audrey Smith, has died aged 85.

José Wellspring

José Wellspring

Friday, December 5, 2014

A FORMER Island businesswoman, José Wellspring, has died, aged 82.

Dorothy Vereen Wilks

Dorothy Vereen Wilks

Friday, November 21, 2014

A FORMER Island solicitor, Dorothy Vereen Wilks, has died, aged 89.

Diana Chick

Diana Chick

Friday, November 14, 2014

A FORMER chairman of the IW Constituency Labour Party, Diana Chick, has died, suddenly, at her home in Lake. She was 79.

Peter Charles Wright

Peter Charles Wright

Friday, October 31, 2014

A FORMER Ventnor hotelier, who was presented to the Queen in recognition of his long voluntary service to the Island, Peter Charles Wright, has died aged 77, following a long illness.

Margaret Annie Shepherd

Margaret Annie Shepherd

Friday, October 31, 2014

A FOUNDER member of Cowes Inner Wheel, Margaret Annie Shepherd, has died aged 101.

Mrs Nan Stannard

Mrs Nan Stannard

Friday, October 24, 2014

One of the first women to be drafted into the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force, Nan Stannard, died on Tuesday, aged 95.

Mrs Rosie Collard

Mrs Rosie Collard

Friday, October 24, 2014

Artist, freelance writer and lover of local theatre, Rosie Collard, has died, aged 67, at the Earl Mountbatten Hospice, following a long illness.

Mr Philip Carter

Mr Philip Carter

Friday, October 24, 2014

A FORMER pupil of Carisbrooke High School and a lifelong Southampton Football Club supporter, Philip Carter, has died, aged 57.

John Ramsay Darling

John Ramsay Darling

Friday, October 17, 2014

John Ramsay Darling, who died following an accident on September 27, was born in Barnet, Hertfordshire, on August 14, 1930.

Edgar William Allen

Edgar William Allen

Friday, October 17, 2014

A DEVOUT Christian and recipient of the Burma Star has died, aged 93.

Ian Russell Wightmore

Friday, October 10, 2014

STEAM and railway preservation enthusiast Ian Russell Wightmore died, aged 61, at Southampton General Hospital’s cardiac intensive care unit on September 25, after a short illness.

John Ryden

Friday, October 10, 2014

A former Freshwater parish councillor, John Ryden, has died at New Milton Hospice, aged 84.

Father David Buckley

Father David Buckley

Friday, October 10, 2014

A PRIEST who was once sent blessings by the Pope has died, age 66.

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