Brian Walling 1933-2021

 

 

 

 

Brian sadly passed away on Sunday 5th December,

aged 88 years.

 

 

Brian met and married his wife of 53 years, Gladys.

They set up the family home in Galgate where they

raised their three children Brian Mawson, Stephen Walling

and the late Angela Lee who sadly passed away on

24th November this year. Brian also had six grandchildren,

Danielle, Lyndsey, Connor, Brad, Kyle and Leah and

4 great grandchildren, Chloe, Caitlin, Josh and Gracie.

 

 

Brian isn’t particularly well known in Garstang, but was

resident at, and was cared for at Bowgreave Rise Home

for The Elderly from April this year, until his passing.

 

 

He started work as a bricklayer and then later at ‘Suplex’,

a plastics company. Brian also spent many of years as a

bingo caller in Lancaster & Morecambe. He helped his wife

too, at the local institute where he lived in Galgate where

Gladys worked as caretaker. Brian enjoyed his holidays in

Llandudno, liked baking, going mushroom picking and doing

jigsaws before his dementia became too severe. He is very

much loved and will be sadly missed.

 

 

His funeral service will take place at Preston Crematorium

on Monday 20th December at 2.30pm.

 

Should you wish to make a charitable donation in

memory of Brian, they would be gratefully accepted

for the work of ‘Alzheimer’s Society’ c/o funeral director.