Astles, Charles Geoffrey
Funeral Report for the late Charles Geoffrey Astles (Geoff) The funeral was held on Tuesday 18th March 2008 for the late Charles Geoffrey Astles (Geoff) who died 9th March aged 83 years. Geoff was born in Northwich to the late Charles Geoffrey & Lily Astles. The third eldest of eight children. He was brought up in Forest Street, Northwich and attended Witton Boys School. He married Williamina Simpson (Wilma) on November 5th 1955 at Northwich Registry Office, settling first at Rudheath then Leftwich Estate. Sadly Geoff was widowed in October 1989. He served with the RAF and was awarded the B.E.M. for bravery. He later worked as a crane driver at Joseph Parkes & Sons. His interests included gardening, country & Western music and playing dominoes at the Oddfellows Arms. Geoff is survived by Stephen, Angela, Lee & Christopher, Alison, Geoff, Andrew & Emma. The funeral service at Davenham Parish Church, conducted by Rev’d Martyn Cripps, was followed by interment at Northwich Cemetery. Flowers were received. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Northwich.