Ronald-Flanagan-Obituary

Ronald Flanagan

Preston, Lancashire

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FLANAGAN RONALD JOHN'RON' Died peacefully in Royal Preston Hospital on Tuesday 31st October, aged 69 years.Dearly loved husband of Barbara, loving father of Jennifer, much loved grandad of George, father in law of Bill and friend to many.The funeral service will take place at St. Paul's Church,...

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I knew Ron at school (nickname 'Scouse') and I joined him as resident at the Townley Arms folk club in Longridge. We had a memorable week playing at McTavish's Kitchen in Oban. A great guy, great voice, fine musician, and a very sad loss. I never quite fathomed his sense of humour though.

May you find eternal peace and may your family be comforted and supported by your cherished everlasting memory

Very sad loss for a stalwart of the 60,s folk music revival - in Lancashire. I joined Ron for seventeen years to play in the Horden Raikes - enjoyed some heady nights -- Ron filled the room with his huge personality a bountifull knowledge of music and great harmonies. My heartfelt condolences to Barbara and Jenny. Ron left us too soon but his legacy for heritage and posterity will live on. As a engineer craftsman Flanny excelled in his metal working skills God bless - peace and fond...