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.