The funeral was held on 29th March for the late Keith Gowans of Northwich who died on 17th March 2006 aged 58 years. Keith was born in Liverpool to Jack and Irene Gowans, and he had an older brother Ian. He was brought up in Wavertree, Liverpool where he attended King David School. He married his wife Carole in 1972 at St Martinís Church in Bowness-on-Windermere. They settled in Northwich where they remained. Keith trained as a hairdresser in Liverpool, he opened a hairdressing salon in Northwich, later he became a cycle mechanic and changed the salon into a cycle shop, until he closed the shop and continued working with cycles at Runcorn. Keith loved cycling. He is survived by his wife Carole, son Philip and grandchildren ChloŽ and Lauren. A Service of Thanksgiving was held at Hartford Parish Church and followed committal at Walton Lea Crematorium, conducted by Rev George Agar. In addition to family floral tributes, donations were received for The National Deaf Childrenís Society. Arrangments by George Bell Funeral Service, Northwich.