Funeral report for the late Thomas Leslie Meakin The funeral has taken place on 28th April 2008 for the late Thomas (Les) Meakin, who died 18th April aged 97 years. Les was born in Glascoed, North Wales to the late Frederick & Menzies Meakin, one of eleven children having six sisters and four brothers. He was brought up in North Wales and attended school in Glascoed. He married Brenda Bostock in 1934 at St Luke’s Parish Church, Winnington, settling in Rudheath where he remained all his life. Sadly Les was widowed in 1945. He had various driving jobs but mainly with the North Western Company as a bus driver. His interests included horse racing, antiques and Northwich Victoria Football Club. Les is survived by his two daughters, seven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. The funeral service held at Shurlach Methodist Church, conducted by Rev’d David Goodwin was followed by interment at Rudheath Cemetery. Family flowers were received and donations for Leighton Hospital Ward 4 and St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Northwich.