Funeral report for the late Gilbert Johnson The funeral was held on 2nd March 2009 for the late Gilbert “Gil” Johnson, who died 17th February aged 88 years. Gil was born in Wharton’s Court, Northwich to Charlotte Woodier and Arthur Johnson, the middle child of five having two brothers and two sisters. He was brought up in Northwich and attended Church Walk School. He served with the RAF, spending his 21st birthday in the desert. He worked for Broadhurst’s as a driver up to his retirement. His interests included fishing, deep sea fishing and bowls. Gil is survived by his sister Phyllis Johnson. The funeral service held at the Salvation Army Citadel, Northwich, conducted by Captain Jackie Parker, was followed by interment in Northwich Cemetery. Flowers and donations for the Salvation Army were received. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Northwich.