ATKINSON ROBERT CONNOR (BOBBY) GATESHEAD Peacefully at home on the 7th February aged 72 years. Bobby, much loved dad of Rhondalee, Denise and Julieanne, a special granda of Dale, dearly loved brother of the Late Matty, Billy and Ginny, special friend to all who will be sadly missed. Friends please meet for service at Saltwell Cemetery Chapel on Thursday 14th February at 12.45 pm, Interment to follow at Heworth Burn Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Macmillan Cancer Support with a collection at the Cemetery Chapel. All welcome back to The Shakespeare Inn after the Funeral. Enquiries to Walker and Morrell Funeral Directors 0191 4785415.