Current Funerals

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

JONES Joan

On 22nd February 2024, Joan of Buxton passed away peacefully at The Haddon Hall Care Home, aged 98 years. Beloved wife of the late David, loving mother of Angela and David, a cherished gran to Lucy and Taylor, and a great gran to Olivia. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service to take place at St. Mary's Church, Buxton on Thursday 14th March 2024 at 1:30pm followed by committal at Macclesfield Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Joan for Cancer Research UK may be sent to: R.W. Percival, Belfield House, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056 www.percivalfunerals.co.uk/donations

SKIDMORE Derek

On 22nd February 2024, Derek of Tideswell passed away peacefully at The Haddon Hall Care Home, aged 88 years. Beloved husband of Betty, loving father of Mark, father-in-law to Andrea and a cherished grandad to Abbie and Ella. He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service to be held at St. John the Baptist Church, Tideswell on Thursday 7th March 2024 at 10:30am followed by burial at Tideswell Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Derek for Macmillan Cancer Support or Dementa UK may be sent to: R.W. Percival, Belfield House, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056 or made online at www.percivalfunerlas.co.uk/donations

BELFIELD Irene Elsie

On 20th February 2024, Irene of Buxton passed away peacefully aged 90 years. Beloved partner of John, loving mother of Eric. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service to take place at Markeaton Crematorium on Monday 11th March, 2024 at 2pm. Family flowers only please.

INGHAM Rosie

On 13th February 2024, Rosie passed away at home in the company of her soulmate Dave and their family of dogs, Rosie was 46 years old. Rosie was a brave, strong, beautiful person, she will be missed deeply by so many. The funeral service is to take place at 10.00am on Wednesday 6th March at Macclesfield Crematorium. Rosie loved bright colours, the dress code is of a colourful theme. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Rosie for Dignity in Dying may be sent to: R.W. Percival, Belfield House, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056 or made online at www.percivalfunerals.co.uk/donations

ROBINSON Janet

On 9th February 2024, Janet of Buxton passed away peacefully at Stepping Hill Hospital, aged 96 years. Beloved wife of the late Morris, loving auntie of Henry, Brian, and John Wilton. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service to take place at St Anne’s Church, Bath Road on Wednesday 28th February 2024 at 2pm followed by cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Janet for British Heart Foundation may be sent to: R.W. Percival, Belfield House, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056 or made online at www.percivalfunerals.co.uk/donations

MICKLEBURGH David

On 7th February, 2024 David of Buxton passed away peacefully at Whitestones Care Home, aged 89 years. Beloved husband of Maureen, loving father of Jane and Carl, father in law of Michael and Marie, a much loved Grandad, great grandad and great great grandad. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service to take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Wednesday 6th March 2024 at 10:45am. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of David for Whitestones Amenity Fund may be sent to: R.W. Percival, Belfield House, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056 or made online at www.percivalfunerals.co.uk/donations (All Cheques payable to Derbyshire County Council)

RHODES Doreen

On 4th February 2024, Doreen passed away peacefully at Stepping Hill Hospital, aged 88 years. Born in Buxton in 1935 the fourth of seven daughters of John (Jack) and Doris Ferns. Beloved wife of the late Albert, loving mother of Evelyn and the late Michael, a cherished grandmother of Rebecca, Amanda, Alex, Ben and Nik, and a great grandmother of Edward, Robert, Leo, Annie and Arthur. Family was the most important part of Doreen's life and she will be greatly missed by those lucky enough to be her immediate family, as well as her huge extended family and friends that were made to feel like family. Funeral service to take place at Trinity Church on Thursday 29th February 2024 at 12 noon. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Doreen for British Heart Foundation may be sent to: R.W. Percival, Belfield House, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056 or made online at www.percivalfunerals.co.uk/donations

BLACKMAN Martin

On 26th January 2024, Martin of Hollinsclough and a responder with Flash & Longnor First Responders passed away bravely after a short illness, aged 67 years. Beloved husband of Karen. He will be greatly missed by all his friends and those he helped. Funeral service to take place at Hollinsclough Methodist Chapel on Friday 16th February 2024 at 2pm, followed by burial. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Martin for Hartington Surgery Patients Group or Flash & Longnor Community First Responders may be sent to: R. W Percival, Belfield House, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056 or made online at www.percivalfunerals.co.uk/donations

SELLORS Colin

On 28th January 2024 Colin of Buxton passed away peacefully at The Lodge Care Home, aged 82 years. Beloved husband of Ruth, loving father of Andrew and Julie and stepfather to Barbara and Stephen. Also, a cherished grandad, and great grandad. He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service to take place at St Peter’s Church, Fairfield on Thursday 15th February 2024 at 11am followed by a private committal. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Colin for The Lodge Care Home may be sent to: R.W. Percival, Belfield House, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056 or made online at www.percivalfunerals.co.uk/donations

SWAIN David

On 20th January 2024 David of Buxton passed away peacefully, aged 92 years. Beloved husband of the late Mary, loving father, grandfather, and great grandfather. Funeral service to take place at Buxton Methodist Church on Friday 9th February 2024 at 1pm followed by a private burial. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of David may be sent to: R.W. Percival, Belfield House, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056 or made online at www.percivalfunerals.co.uk/donations

HOPKINS Benedict

On 21st January 2024, Benedict of Buxton passed away suddenly, aged 59 years. He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service to take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Wednesday 14th February 2024 at 2:45pm. Family flowers only please.

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Testimonials

What our families say

“Thank you to all the staff at R.W. Percival for the excellent service you have provided for myself and family at this very sad time.”
Elaine Johnston

Testimonials

What our families say

“Thank you to all the staff at R.W. Percival for the excellent service you have provided for myself and family at this very sad time.”
Elaine Johnston