WILLIAM (BILL) HAMMERTON Passed away suddenly at home in Rishton on Wednesday 11th September 2019, aged 75 years. The dearly loving husband of Christine, a much loved father of Colin, Carol and Alan, a dear father in law of Kath, Shaun and Bel, a treasured grandad and great grandad (Grumpy) and also a much loved brother brother of Vincent, Jean and Hughie. Bill will be very sadly missed by all his loving family and friends. His funeral service will take place at 1.00pm on Thursday 19th September 2019, at St Peter & St Paul's Parish Church, Rishton prior to interment in Great Harwood Cemetery. Family flowers only please but donations are welcomed for the East Lancashire Hospice or for Christies Grafters. Further enquires please to Paul Barton of Barton & Hallworth Funeral Service, The Old Foxhill, 136-8 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle. BB5 3DR. Tel: 01254 390542.