Obituary: John Ulyatt

THE funeral service for John Ulyatt, 84, of Kingsway, Bourne, took place at Bourne Abbey Church, cremation at Marholm followed. The Rev Peter Lister officiated.

The eldest son of Norman and Ruth Ulyatt, he attended Bourne Abbey School.

From 1944 - 1948 he served with the RAF as a radar engineer, in India and Singapore.

On returning to Bourne he worked for E Pearce and Company, at North Street, and later transferred to the Abbey Road shop. Jubilee Radio sold the business to John in 1970 where he remained in business until retirement in 1998.

His many achievements included building his own house in the 1950s and later building a large swimming pool in the back garden.

Sadly in later years ill health made him less active and he did not get out and about much.

He leaves his widow, Phyllis, sons, Peter, Alan and Michael, eight grandchildren and one great grandson.

Family mourners included: Phyllis Ulyatt, Peter and Karen Ulyatt, Alan and Susan Ulyatt, Michael and Jackie Ulyatt, Mark Ulyatt, Gary Ulyatt, Paul Ulyatt, Nicola and Stewart Wilson, Ashley Ulyatt, Sarah Hunt, Robert and Ana Ulyatt, Claire Ulyatt, Matthew Ulyatt, Rebecca Patrick, Mr and Mrs F Stephenson, Mrs Sandra Graham, Mr Frazer.

Sympathisers included: Mr and Mrs G Lamb, Mr E Pick, Arthur Lightfoot, verger; Mr G Perkins (representing Mr J Perkins, Mrs J Delaine-Smith), Cathleen North, Keith and Milagros.

Christine Benner (Jim, Katie and Andrew Benner and Nancy, Norman and Jennifer Ward), Mrs Julie Smith, Dot Kelby (Ted Kelby), Tim Sleight (Rachael, Pete and Liam Boggitt-Nanson), Mrs Sheila Kelby (Roy Kelby), Christina Colvin and Ken Carswell (Rose Ulyatt, Sarah and Steven Colvin), Keith and Phillipa Ulyatt (Craig and Jason Ulyatt).

Mrs E Meeks (Mrs J Gaymond and Roy), Gail Wood (Bob Wood and family), Mrs S Palmer, Alec Palmer, Tony and Betty Lamb, Barbara Knight (Ron Knight, Rosemary Hinch), Andrew and Sue Lamb, D Meeks (Jack, Sam and Joe).