Date: Tuesday, 03 May 2016
A funeral service to celebrate Ray's life will take place at Accrington Crematorium, Burnley Road, Accrington, BB5 6HA
Raymond Threlfall ‘Speedy’Retired scrap metal merchant
Peacefully in hospital surrounded by his loving family on 22nd April 2016. Raymond aged 74 years of Clayton-le-Moors. The devoted husband of the late Mildred, much loved dad, step-dad, father-in-law, cherished grandad and great-grandad, a dear brother, brother-in-law and good friend to many.
Ray worked as a scrap metal merchant in the family scrap metal business until he took early retirement due to ill health. He had a static caravan in Morecambe for many years and loved to get away to escape and enjoy the peace and quiet. Ray was a well known local face and became known locally as ‘Speedy’ due to his motobility scooter as he could often be seen whizzing around Clayton. He was also a keen photographer. Ray was always doing kind deeds for others and was a very kind gentleman.