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.