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The obituary notice of John William Horace BROWN ('Horace' 102 years 158 days)

Derby, Published in: Derby Telegraph. Notable areas: Bolsover

A. W. Lymn The Family Funeral Service
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John William HoraceBROWN ('Horace' 102 years 158 days)'Horace' 102 years 158 days Bolsover born in 1918. Horace attended Bolsover Church School and Netherthorpe Grammar School. He excelled as a pianist, winning Chesterfield Music Festival 1928 and being the youngest organist at Bolsover Parish Church. After being conscripted into the Militia in 1939 he later served for 6 years, as Sergeant in the Royal Army Dental Corps, in U.K., Africa and Europe. Demobbed, married to 'Miggy' in 1943, he moved to Woodthrope working for the Staveley Iron & Chemical Co in 1946. Later moving to Stanton Iron Works and living in Sandiacre for 40 years. 'Miggy', his much loved wife of 53 years, predeceased him in 1996. Horace relocated to Ockbrook 2002. On Friday 19th February 2021, Horace passed away peacefully after spending 6 contented years in the care of Briar Close House, Borrowash. He leaves behind, two sons and daughters in law, a granddaughter, three grandsons, a great granddaughter and four great grandsons. His private funeral will take place on Wednesday 17th March at 2.45pm, attendance is by invitation only due to the current Covid 19 restrictions. Family flowers only please, donation in lieu for Alzheimer's Society may be given online or sent care of: Barton House 31 Chapel Side Spondon DE21 7JQ 01332 544 666 www.lymn.co.uk/obituaries
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