Obituaries

Mr Patrick David Bradley

Friday, July 21, 2017 — 13:30

PATRICK David Bradley, a musician highly regarded on the local music scene, who once jammed with Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix, has died at St Mary’s Hospital, following a long illness, aged 74.

Mrs Vera Viv Wendes

Friday, July 14, 2017 — 13:30

AN ISLAND woman who devoted much of her life to the local scout movement, Vera Viv Wendes, has died at St Mary’s Hospital, aged 92, following a short illness.

Mrs Ivie Louise Mary Hall

Friday, June 23, 2017 — 13:30

A FORMER wartime bus conductress and long-time resident of Nettlestone, Mrs Ivie Louise Mary Hall (nee Porter), has died, aged 95.

Mrs Peggy Simpson

Friday, June 23, 2017 — 13:15

A LIFELONG Islander, who worked at Saunders-Roe during the war years, Peggy Simpson, has died at the age of 95.

Mr Leonard Keith Whitting

Friday, June 23, 2017 — 13:00

A SAUNDERS-ROE engineer involved in the design of the Black Knight rocket has died, aged 98, after a short illness.

Mrs Pamela Bailey

Friday, June 9, 2017 — 14:31

A leading light in the Island’s hotel and tourist scene for around half a century, Pamela Bailey, has died, aged 90.

Mrs Ann Draper

Friday, June 2, 2017 — 13:45

A NEWPORT woman, who served for many years in the Royal British Legion Women’s Section, has died, aged 81.

Mr George Simpkins

Friday, June 2, 2017 — 13:30

RETIRED bank manager of Newport’s Lloyds branch, George Simpkins, has died on May 17, aged 94.

Mr Alan Poplett

Friday, May 26, 2017 — 13:30

A ST HELENS man well known in football and cricket circles on the Island, Alan Poplett, has died at home, aged 70.

Mr Keith Arthur John Jacobs

Friday, May 12, 2017 — 13:30

AN ISLAND-born man who has spent six decades of his life on the beaches of Sandown Bay helping — and later running — the family beach business, Keith Arthur John Jacobs, died suddenly in Sandown on May 3, aged 71.