Current Funerals

These are the current funerals that we are arranging. Click on a name to see the funeral arrangements.
BAGSHAW Ian

On Wednesday 13th September 2017, Ian of Buxton passed away peacefully at home aged 72 years. Beloved husband of Mary, loving dad of Rachel, Anna, Sally-Ann, Joseph and Lucy and a dearly loved grandad, brother and uncle. He will be greatly missed by all family and friends. Funeral service at St Mary’s Church, Buxton on Thursday 28th September at 10:15am followed by cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium. Family flowers only please, any donations for Macmillan Nurses may be sent to R. W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056.

CHANNING Adrian John

On Sunday 1st October 2017, Adrian of Peak Dale passed away peacefully at The Christie following a bravely fought illness, aged 61 years. Beloved husband of Elaine, loving father of Vicky and Lisa, stepfather of Gary and Tony and a dear grandfather and brother. He will be greatly missed by all family, friends and neighbours. Funeral service at Buxton Methodist Church on Thursday 12th October at 1:15pm followed by cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium. Please feel free to wear a splash of colour to Adrian’s Service, by including something bright to your clothing. Family flowers only please, any donations for Blythe House Hospice may be sent to R. W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056

CHEESE Jean

Passed away suddenly on Wednesday 11th October 2017 in The Branksome Care Home aged 79 years. The much loved mum of Karen, Paul, Angela and Anthony, dear mother-in-law, nanna and great-nanna. Funeral service at St Peter’s Church, Fairfield on Tuesday 14th November at 11:00am followed by interment in the churchyard. Family flowers only please, any donations in lieu to the Air Ambulance may be sent to R. W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056.

CRABTREE George Ernest

On 5th October 2017, George of Buxton passed away peacefully at home aged 82 years. Beloved husband of the late Mavis and a loving dad, grandad, great grandad and uncle. Funeral service at Macclesfield Crematorium on Tuesday 17th October at 2:40pm. Family flowers only please, any donations for Blythe House Hospice may be sent to R. W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056.

CRUSE Margaret 'Rita'

On 2nd October 2017, Rita of Buxton passed away at home aged 73 years. Funeral service at Macclesfield Crematorium on Friday 20th October at 10:40pm. Family flowers only please, any donations for Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance and The Hummingbird Project may be sent to R. W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056.

DOBSON Sydney Francis

On Saturday 30th September 2017, Sydney of Buxton passed away  peacefully at Stepping Hill Hospital aged 95 years. Beloved husband of Pat, loving father of Adrian, Martin, Andrew and Cathy and a dearly loved grandad. He will be greatly missed by all family and friends. Funeral service at Macclesfield Crematorium on Monday 16th October at 10:40am. For further enquiries please contact R. W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056.

FRANCIS Anthony Hugh 'Tony'

On Saturday 16th September 2017, Tony of Fairfield passed away peacefully at The Portland Nursing Home aged 79 years. Beloved husband of Christine, loving father of Jennifer and William and a dearly loved grandad of Hugh. He will be greatly missed by all family and friends. Service of Thanksgiving at Buxton Methodist Church on Tuesday 3rd October at 12:30pm. Family flowers only please, any donations for Buxton Methodist Church may be sent to R. W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056.

HOLME Albert William

On Sunday 10th September 2017, Albert of Harpur Hill passed away peacefully at The Portland Nursing Home aged 90 years. Loving brother of Pam, Harold and the late Arthur and Dorothy and a dearly loved uncle. He will be greatly missed by all family and friends. Funeral service at Harpur Hill Methodist Church on Wednesday 27th September at 11:00am followed by cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium. Family flowers only please, any donations for the British Heart Foundation may be sent to R. W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056.

JONES Ian

On 19th September 2017, Ian passed away peacefully in the Portland Nursing Home at aged 84 years. Beloved Husband of Zena and father of David, Debbie and Patrick, father-in-law of Margaret, Paul and Louise, much loved grandad and great grandad to Laura, Dan, Bethan, Joshua, Alice, Harry, Joe, Daisy, Freddie and Holly. He will be greatly missed by all family and friends. Funeral service at St John the Baptist Church, Tideswell on Wednesday 4th October at 11:00am followed by cremation at Hutcliffe Wood Crematorium. Family flowers only please, any donations for The Portland Nurses Fund and Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance may be sent to R. W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056.

McMASTER Melba

On Friday 13th October 2017, Melba, former sister of The Branksome Care Home, passed away peacefully at Macclesfield Hospital aged 73 years. Beloved wife of John, loving mum of Andrew and Robert, mother in law of Rachel and Naomi and dearly loved ‘Granny Melbs’ of George and Maisie. She will be greatly missed by all family and friends. Funeral service at Macclesfield Crematorium on Tuesday 24th October at 10:40am. Family flowers only please, any donations for The UK Sepsis Trust may be sent to R. W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056.

MYCOCK David

On Thursday 12th October 2017, David of Buxton passed away at home aged 70 years. Loving dad to Phil and Pete, father-in-law to Trish and Suzanne, grandad to Ashleigh Luis and Joe, brother to Kath, John and Jeff, dear friend to Jackie and a much loved uncle. He will be greatly missed by all family and friends. Funeral service at St John’s Church, Chelmorton on Tuesday 31st October 2017 at 2:00pm followed by interment in the churchyard. Further enquiries to R. W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056.

PARKER Beryl Brenda

On Sunday 17th September 2017, Beryl of Fairfield passed away peacefully at Macclesfield Hospital aged 87 years. Beloved wife of the late Bill, loving mum of Carol, Andrew, Gary, Michael and David, mother in law of Kathy and Karen, dearly loved nana and great nana. She will be greatly missed by all family and friends. Funeral service at St Peter’s Church, Fairfield on Monday 2nd October at 11:00am followed by interment at Buxton Cemetery. Family flowers only please, any donations for Royal Stoke Hospital and Buxton Football Club may be sent to R. W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056.

SMITH Derek William

Formerly of Park Road, Buxton, passed away peacefully on 9 September 2017, beloved husband of the late Marian, a dear father, grandad and great grandad. Funeral service at Macclesfield Crematorium on Tuesday 26th September at 2:00pm. Family flowers only please; any donations to The British Heart Foundation may be sent to R. W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056.

SMITH Leonard Dudley

On Sunday 1st October 2017, Len of Buxton passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at the Wythenshawe Hospital aged 63 years. He will be greatly missed by all his family and many friends. Funeral service at Buxton Methodist Church on Monday 6th November at 10:45am followed by cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium. Family flowers only please, any donations for The Dystonia Society may be sent to R. W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056.

TOTTON Margaret Joan 'Peg'

It is with great sadness that the family of Peg announce that she passed away on Wednesday 18th October 2017 aged 83. Dear mother of Mark and the late Jim and Geraldine, mother-in-law to Linda and a loving nanna and great nanna. The funeral service will take place at St Anne’s Roman Catholic Church, Buxton on Friday 3rd November at 2:00pm followed by cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium. Family flowers only please, any donations for Kidney Research UK and the British Heart Foundation may be sent to R. W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056.

WICKS Edith Elizabeth

On Saturday 23rd September 2017, Edith of Buxton passed away peacefully at The Portland Nursing Home aged 93 years. Beloved wife of the late Merlin, loving mother of Margaret, Douglas and Lesley and a dear grandmother of Joseph, Alice, Lesley and Katy. She will be greatly missed by all family and friends. Funeral service at Christ Church, Burbage on Thursday 12th October at 11:00am followed by interment in the churchyard. Family flowers only please, any donations for Christ Church may be sent to R. W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056.

WILLIS Dr. Robert Geoffrey

On Tuesday 26th September 2017, Geoffrey of Buxton passed away peacefully at The Christie aged 89 years. Beloved husband of Freda, loving father of Michael, Katie and the late John and a dear father in law and grandad. He will be greatly missed by all family and friends. A private committal service will take place followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at Buxton Methodist Church on Friday 27th October at 2:00pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for The Christie may be sent to R. W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056.

YATES Doreen Beatrice

On Thursday 28th of September 2017, Doreen of Fairfield passed away peacefully at Stepping Hill Hospital aged 82 years. Beloved partner of the late Mick and wife of the late Ron, loving mum to Andrew and the late Stephen and mother in law to Jeanette, cherished nana to Hayley and Brad and great nana to Willow-Jae and dear sister to the late Gordon and Roy. She will be greatly missed by all family and friends. Funeral service at Buxton Methodist Church on Wednesday 11th October at 1:00pm followed by cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium. Family flowers only please, any donations for Blythe House Hospice may be sent to R. W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056.