Obituaries

Stanley Jackson

Stanley Jackson

Friday, August 19, 2016

STANLEY (Stan) Jackson, who has died at the age of 94, was more than just the creator of the Island’s Queen of Hearts tomato — the variety he cultivated as a love token for his wife.

Anthony John Edwin Tiltman

Anthony John Edwin Tiltman

Friday, August 19, 2016

ANTHONY John Edwin (Tony) Tiltman, a long-serving railwayman, who drove the Island’s steam trains, has died just a week before his 90th birthday, following a fall.

Charles Arthur Bishop

Charles Arthur Bishop

Friday, August 19, 2016

A FORMER chief engineer at Southern Vectis, Charles Arthur Bishop, has died, aged 94.

Godfrey Butchers

Godfrey Butchers

Friday, August 19, 2016

COWES Sports FC treasurer, Godfrey Butchers, has died at the age of 71, following a short illness.

Mrs Margaret ‘Peggy’ Jarman

Mrs Margaret ‘Peggy’ Jarman

Friday, August 12, 2016

THE former chairman of the IW Council Margaret, universally known as ‘Peggy’, Jarman has died at St Mary’s Hospital, Newport, after a short illness.

Mr Peter Middleton

Mr Peter Middleton

Friday, August 12, 2016

A DEDICATED member of Freshwater Independent Lifeboat, Peter Middleton, has died in the Earl Mountbatten Hospice after a long illness, aged 53.

Mrs Kathleen Ford

Mrs Kathleen Ford

Friday, August 5, 2016

A STALWART of Island communities and a former chair of Camp Hill Board of Visitors, Kathleen Ford, has died, aged 83.

Mr John Mills

Mr John Mills

Friday, August 5, 2016

STALWART of Seaview Football Club, John Mills, has died at the age of 79.

Mr Ray Charles ‘Ollie’ Hamilton

Mr Ray Charles ‘Ollie’ Hamilton

Friday, July 29, 2016

ONE OF Newport Football Club’s most passionate supporters, Ray Charles Hamilton, died peacefully at Westview House rest home, Totland, aged 92, on June 21.

Mr Robert Brian Stay

Mr Robert Brian Stay

Friday, July 22, 2016

ROBERT Brian Stay, known as Bob, who established Stag Lane Motors, died on July 4, aged 86.

Gladys Hooper

Gladys Hooper

Friday, July 15, 2016

THE oldest person in Britain, who went out flying with pioneer aviator Amy Johnson and was a concert pianist, has died, aged 113.
Gladys Hooper was born in Dulwich, London, on January 18, 1903.

Gordon Spencer Lailey

Gordon Spencer Lailey

Friday, July 15, 2016

A RETIRED senior draughtsman at Plessey Radar, Gordon Spencer Lailey, died at the Earl Mountbatten Hospice, Newport, last week, aged 88, following a long illness.

Bernard Godfrey Taylor

Bernard Godfrey Taylor

Friday, July 15, 2016

RETIRED Cowes jeweller and goldsmith, Bernard Godfrey Taylor, has died at St Mary’s Hospital, on June 26, aged 81.

Mr Noel Justin (Bud) Lewis

Mr Noel Justin (Bud) Lewis

Friday, July 8, 2016

ISLAND-born aircraft engineer, Noel Justin Lewis, who helped modify strategic bombers during the Cold War and develop the earliest British jet aircraft, died suddenly at his Arreton home last month, aged 82.

Andrew Gregory Butler

Andrew Gregory Butler

Friday, June 24, 2016

AN AMATEUR photographer, who was at his happiest with a camera, Andrew Gregory Butler, has died, aged 41, following a sudden illness.

James Pickett

James Pickett

Friday, June 10, 2016

A TRIBUTE has been paid to a computer specialist and well-known church bellringer, who has died.

Andrew George Prideaux

Andrew George Prideaux

Friday, June 3, 2016

A ROYAL Naval submariner decorated for his service during the Second World War, Lt Cmdr Andrew George Prideaux, died at St Mary’s Hospital on May 17, aged 98.

Mrs Edna Lily (Teddy) Flint

Mrs Edna Lily (Teddy) Flint

Friday, June 3, 2016

EDNA Lily Flint, formally of Niton and popularly known as Teddy, has died at the age of 93.

Mrs Jean Foister

Mrs Jean Foister

Friday, June 3, 2016

A WELL-KNOWN businesswoman and conservationist, Jean Foister, has died aged 70.

Mrs Barbara Richardson

Mrs Barbara Richardson

Friday, June 3, 2016

A FOUNDER member of an Island swimming pool association, who was also part of the team that helped to build West Wight’s pool in the 1970s, Barbara Richardson, has died, aged 78, after a short illness.

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