James Clifford Atherton (Jim)

On 12th May 2016, peacefully in hospital. Jim aged 90 years. Beloved husband of the late Edna, much loved dad of Clive and Joan, dear father-in-law of Anne and Michael, cherished grandad of Faye, Lauren, Ben, Ailsa and Yana, treasured great-grandad of Nancy, Jude and Iris also a dear brother-in-law of Eva. A service in Spring Vale Methodist Church, Darwen on Monday 23rd May at 10.45 a.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for either Derian House Children’s Hospice or North West Air Ambulance. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290