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19 January 2021

Jill Cook Funeral Arrangements

The funeral arrangements for Jill Cook have been advised and will take place at St Faith’s Church at 2.00pm on Tuesday 2 February and will be streamed via YouTube

Donations can be made to Naomi House in Cosham

08 January 2021

Don King BEM RIP


We have heard the sad news that Don King BEM passed away peacefully on the 27th December, 2020 and that the funeral is due to take place on Wednesday 13 January at Wessex Vale Crematorium


Unfortunately, owing to Covid, there is a restriction on the number of mourners allowed into the service and therefore it will be family and invitation only. A celebration of his life will be held when conditions permit

Don was a bowler in the Southampton area, being a member of the Atherley Bowls Club and was President of the Men's County Bowls Association in 2002

Our thoughts are with his family at this sad time

29 December 2020

Jill Cook RIP


It is with great sadness that we have to inform you that Mrs Jill Cook passed away peacefully yesterday


Jill was a member of Lee-on-the-Solent, an Honorary Life Member of Bowls Hampshire and was HCWBA President in 2003. She was also a formidable player and was part of the winning Hampshire Johns Team in 2008. She worked tirelessly for the County, was County Selector representing the East and has been a member of the Executive since Bowls Hampshire was formed in 2011


We have no details of funeral arrangements as yet but our thoughts are with Peter and family at this very sad time


25 November 2020

Tony Hutley QPM  RIP

We have heard the sad news that Tony Hutley QPM has passed away at the Macmillan Hospice and that at the moment the Funeral is booked for 12.00pm on Friday 11 December at Bournemouth Crematorium


Unfortunately owing to Covid, there is a restriction of mourners allowed into the Chapel for the service so

therefore it will be for family and invitation only


Tony was a well known bowler in the Bournemouth area, being a member of Moordown BC. He was President of the Men’s County Association in 2001 as well as being a Life Vice President and also an Honorary Life Member of Bowls Hampshire

Our thoughts are with his family at this sad time


30 October 2020

Derek Ritchie RIP

We have heard the sad news that Derek Ritchie passed away this morning. Derek was a long standing member of Aldershot Traction BC and a member of their team that won the National Men’s Top Club in 2008 as well as representing Hampshire in the Middleton Cup on 6 occasions. He will be greatly missed and our thoughts are with his family at this time

Derek’s funeral will be held at Heatherley Wood, Grayshott at 11.00am on Thursday 19 November


02 October 2020

Peter Shearing RIP

We have heard that Peter Shearing passed away this morning after a period of illness. Peter was a huge supporter of Hampshire, and an Umpire and County Selector in the West Area for a number of years as well as playing 13 times in the Middleton Cup team. He will be greatly missed and our thoughts are with his family at this sad time  

03 August 2020

Keith Taylor Funeral Arrangements

We have now received details of the funeral arrangements for our 2019 Men’s President Keith Taylor. The funeral will take place at Andover Crematorium (Charlton Park) at 1pm on the 18th August.  Attendance is restricted to family and close friends and by invitation but it will be possible to view the Service by logging in to www.obitus.com.   A Username and Password are required to log in to the site and those wishing to have these details can obtain them from the County Secretary by emailing bowlshampshiresec@btinternet.com


Lesley has asked that any donations in memory of Keith should go to the Stroke Association via:


https://keith-williamgeorge-taylor.muchloved.com

20 July 2020


Keith Taylor RIP


We are sorry to announce that Keith Taylor has passed away. Following a stroke last week, Keith was admitted to hospital where he died this morning


Keith, a member of the Andover Club, was the Men’s Match Secretary from 2013 until 2020 and last year was the Bowls Hampshire Men’s County President, uniquely carrying out the role at the same time as his wife Lesley who was the Women’s President.  Keith will be much missed and our thoughts are with Lesley and her family at this very sad time


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