Date: Wednesday 16th March 2022
Philip's funeral Service will be held at St Helen's Church, Waddington followed by committal at Accrington Crematorium
Philip Alan Chippendale
Suddenly and unexpectedly on 23rd February 2022, Philip, aged 72 years of West Bradford and formerly of Accrington. The devoted, much loved husband of Laraine and the late Joyce whom he lost in 1991, loving dad of John and Steven, loved step-dad of Catherine, Ema and Christopher, dear father-in-law of Alli, Sarah, Gareth and Adam, adored brother of Pam and Wendy, cherished grandad of Mikey and Sophie and a well respected relative and friend to many.
Born and bred in Accrington, Philip attended Springhill school before going on to study at Accrington Grammar school. Following his school years, Philip began his working life at the Lancashire Telegraph and then went into sales at Fisons before making the move to Spain running a bar whilst selling villas. Following his return to the UK, Philip worked at Sciglass before taking over the Dog & Partridge Pub which he ran for ten years, becoming a well known face in the local community.
Philip loved life and made the most of each day. He loved cheese and fine wine and was a lifelong avid Burnley supporter. A keep fit fanatic, Philip was also a member of Clayton Harriers and, over the years competed in many marathons including London, New York, Benidorm and Majorca. He also completed the coast to coast walk. Philip loved the outdoors and the wonders of nature and was never one to be beaten, even following his double hip replacement Philip completed a walk from Land’s End to John O’Groats. In his life time, Philip has done more than most including horse riding across Patagonia, Chile and spent six months touring West Africa on a land expedition and he has been to Timbuktu.
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MESSAGES for the family of Philip Alan Chippendale
So very sorry for your loss you ate all in my thoughts xx
Philip was a good friend to my late brother, John Taylor, also taken too soon. and like him will be missed by all who knew him.: My thoughts are with the family.
Linda and John Haslewood
Philip was a true gentleman and will be missed considerably in Waddingtons Monday Club. RIP Phil Chip xx
Kevin and Elma O’Brien and Family
I met Chip about 50 years ago while playing football for Peel Park. We’ve ran together and i walked sections of his Lands End to John O Groats walk. He was always there for me when i was running the Calderdale Way relays to show me the routes. Over the years we have had many laughs and he has been a great friend who i will sadly miss. Thinking of Laraine and family at this very sad time.
For the family of Philip Alan Chippendale: my thoughts are with you all but especially my lovely friend Laraine, at such an unexpected and sad time. Much love Mary.
Hasta Luego my old friend. Thanks for all the memories.
Philip, even on such a sad occasion as this I can’t help but smile when I think about you. You had such a wonderful sense of humour and could turn any situation into laughter. You are going to be so very missed by so many people but none more than your lovely wife, my beautiful friend Laraine. You two truly did make a whole and it was always such a gift to be around you both. Thank you Philip for all the memories. Rest peacefully I will look after Laraine of that you can be sure.
Well done to all Philip’s family for giving him such a good send off today in Waddington. He will be much missed. The members of West Bradford Gym Club have asked me to send their condolences, his sense of humour at our sessions will never be replaced. XXX