The funeral was held recently (19th October) for the late Alan Williams of Northwich who died on 11th October 2010, aged 58 years. Alan was born in Northwich, he was the middle son of three boys born to Irene and the late Alec Williams. He grew up in Northwich where he attended Church Walk School and later Hartford Secondary Modern. He married Val Renshaw on 5th April 1975 at St Wilfrid’s Church, Davenham. They settled in Marbury before moving to Rudheath. Alan started his working life at Joseph Parks’ Steel Works and finished his career at Romec, when he took early retirement in 2008. Alan was an avid football fan, his passion being Everton Football Club. Alan leaves his wife Val, daughter Samantha, son Daniel, seven grandchildren, his mother Irene and his two brothers. The service at St Helen’s Parish Church, conducted by Revd Barry Jobber, was followed by interment at Rudheath Cemetery and many floral tributes were received. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Northwich.