On 21st February 2012, Derek passed away unexpectedly in hospital, comforted by his family. Devoted partner to Maureen, treasured father to Neil & Jackie, loving grandad to Simon & Sarah. He will be deeply missed by family and friends. The family suggest bright colours to be worn. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for R.S.P C.A. or R.S.P.B. Donations and enquiries to George Bell Funeral Service, 49 Birches Lane, Lostock Green, Northwich, CW9 7SN. Tel: 01606 42534.