Hooper, Timothy Douglas
Tim Hooper Obituary The funeral has taken place of Tim Hooper who died peacefully at home after a short illness on 13 February, aged 66. Tim was born in Bristol and educated in Devon and at Bristol University. On graduation he joined ICI as a graduate apprentice and trained in Peterborough and at various company locations. For several years he was based at Hillhouse works on the Fylde. In 1969 he moved to Merseyside where he was mainly involved in maintenance engineering at Rocksavage and Castner Kellner Works. Later he was involved in Reliability and Quality Assurance, this latter position at Brunner House, Winnington, from where he retired in 1999. In retirement he continued his involvement with St Johnís Church in Hartford where he was a PCC member for many years. He took up golf, canal boating and travelled widely as well as maintaining a range of sporting interests. He was a member of Northwich Rowing Club contributing to all their major events as an umpire and organiser. He also umpired at events throughout the North West and he was the Safety Adviser for the region. He was a member of the National Water Safety Committee and for several years he assisted at the National Rowing Championships of Great Britain. In 1971 he married and settled in Hartford. He leaves a widow Joyce and daughters Elizabeth and Rachel. Following a private cremation at Altrincham there was a Service of Thanksgiving for his life at St Johnís Church, Hartford, which was attended by a large number of family and friends. The services were conducted by Rev Mike Smith and Rev George Agar and donations were received on behalf of the Church and the Prostate Cancer Charity. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Northwich.