William Gordon Johnson 1938-2021
Gordon sadly passed away on Sunday 7th November.
He was 83 years old.
The beloved husband of Frances. A loving and much-loved
father of Susan and Janet. A cherished and devoted
grandad of Natalie and Nathan, and dear father in law
and friend of Ian.
Gordon was born in Boothstown near Manchester, the
only son of Billy and Ann Johnson. He met Frances Walmsley
in 1962 at Clifford’s Coffee Bar in Garstang, they married
in 1965, Susan & Janet arrived shortly afterwards.
Following his retirement, Gordon’s time was quickly filled
by the arrival of Natalie and Nathan, his cherished
grandchildren. Gordon and Frances were regularly seen
walking them to and from school and chatting with the
mums in the playground. Gordon also spent many a happy
hour sharing a beer with Ian, his son in law. He particularly
enjoyed his hobby of collecting model tractors and trains,
chatting to his best mate Leo and walking with friend Bob.
Gordon’s funeral mass will be held at St. Mary & St. Michaels
RC Church, Garstang on Monday 22nd November at 11.00am,
followed with interment in the churchyard.
Family flowers only. Donations if desired, can be given in
memory of Gordon for St. Mary & St. Michaels RC Church
c/o Funeral Director.