A funeral service was held at the East Riding Crematorium on Friday January 25 for John Harrison of Parsonage Close, Nafferton who died peacefully at home on Sunday January 13. He was aged 85 years.
The service was conducted by the Rev Malcolm Exley, the Eulogy’s were given by Mike Parker representing Driffield School, Tony Corscadden representing Spiers Bank House Trust and Andrew Chapman representing DriffieldRugby Club, a Reading ‘Desiderata’ was given by his granddaughter Abigail Harrison and the organist was Mr Peter Maw.
Family Mourners: Shirley Harrison (wife), Lesley Garry & Bruce Woodcock (daughter & son in law), Jane & Paul Kelly (daughter & son in law), David & Gillian Harrison (son & daughter in law), Jeremy & Wendy Harrison (son & daughter in law), Iona & Niall Rodger (stepdaughter & husband),Mark & Julia (grandson & wife), Emma & Michael (granddaughter & husband), Mollie (great granddaughter), Abigail (granddaughter), Matthew (grandson), Hayley (granddaughter), Adam (grandson), Jo Pearson (sister).
Others present: Steve Kitching, Val Cooper rep Rachel Harris, Gemma Baron rep Les Shipley, Judith & Ian Douglas rep Mr & Mrs Peter Honor & Adam & Graeme Douglas, Cliff & Winnie Wilson rep Jane Plewes, Mr P Owen rep Mrs P Owen, Jennifer Richmond & Sarah Magee, Tosh Askew, Ted Atkinson, Sue Dawson rep Richard Dawson, Janet Megginson, Edgar & Sue Barnett, James Iveson rep Helen, Elizabeth Hoffman rep Elizabeth Gooch, Rachel Addy, Colin & Jane Seabrook, Rod & Ann Atherton rep Mark & Andrew Turton & Simon Atherton,Mr & Mrs Mike Burdass, Matthew Iveson rep Sally Iveson, Maureen Scholes, Rachel Scholes, James Farnsworth & Simon Walker, Mary Kirby rep Alf & Neil Kirby, Ann Knaggs rep Angela Wiles, Steve Smith rep Tracey Worswick, Mr & Mrs H Benson rep Barbara Wilson & Roger & Janet Benson, John Taylor rep Stuart Taylor & Peter Thompson, Mrs Rene Knowles rep Mr Knowles, Charlotte Cook rep Janice Cook & family, Brad Webster rep Katharine Webster, John Hillman, Rod Dukes rep Pat Dukes & family, Mike Clubley, Jenny Billington, Cammish Family & Cynthia Moody & family, Ross Weekes rep Mrs E Weekes, Ken & Dorothy Walker, Mrs M Hanson, Fred & Duncan Ward, Alan Kelly & Paul & Jean Newton, Mrs Sally Gould, Mr Tony Naylor rep Val, Florence & John Robinson, May Spooner rep Alma Printers & Margaret Smith, Stuart Spooner, Graham Owen rep Joy Calver & Simon & Justin Owen, John Johnston rep the family, Ken Johnston, John Wright rep Richard & Guy, George & Karen Hamilton rep Driffield Junior School, Mr & Mrs M Sellers, Mrs Lynda Rodgers, Bruce Raper rep Bridlington Rugby Club, Mr & Mrs David Watt rep Natasha & Christopher, Brent & Ann Halder, Simon Craggs, Paul Sellar, Susan Hepworth rep the family, Mike Wynn rep Chris Wynn & Jenny Marsh, Elizabeth Robertson, Jean Gilroy, Mr & Mrs R Turnbull, Tim Lound, Dr & Mrs Wigglesworth, Chris Waites rep Elizabeth, Tim & Nick Waites, Paul Brereton rep the family, Alison Beal rep Derek, Peter Marshall, Graham Cardwell rep Sid Lambert, Alan Stephenson rep the family, John Smith, Christopher Smith, Mr Colin Roe rep Kathleen Roe, Mrs Judy Ward & Tracey, Joshua & Toby Woodall, Chris Rowntree rep Rob, Jean Shawcross rep Peter Shawcross & Helen Blades at Driffield Cobblers, Patrick Farnsworth rep Ann, Simon & Mrs Betty Farnsworth, Rob Farnsworth rep James Hopper, Richard Hornby rep Kay, Simon & Mrs S Hornby, Robert Howe & Angela Marshall, Craig Gray rep Natalie Gray & Dominic Thompson, Frank & Wendy Dowson rep Shirley Bolton, Dorothy & Ken Walker, Joan Godwin, Mary Cowley & Dave Thacker, Wendy Foster, Rob & Jenny Youd rep Mr & Mrs Philip Walton, Chris Licence rep Betty, Karen Clark rep Colin, Sandra & Tom Foster, Debbie Hayhirst, Graham Luty, Rob Lunn rep Christopher Lunn, Mervyn Frost, Christopher & Penny Hughes rep Simon Dee, Joanne & Anthony Thompson, Shaun & James Hughes, Rodney Hogg rep Nicola Hogg & Christine & Pete Whitehead, Ben Medhurst rep Marie Medhurst & David Medhurst, Maureen Edwards rep Nick, Adrian & Caroline Harrison rep Lucy, Richard & Jane Hardy rep Tom & Kieron, Angus Naylor rep W E Naylor & Son, Gary Oxtoby & Geoff Ullyott, Sue & Geoff Phillips, Andrew & Mavis Kitching rep Sid Lambert, Maureen Crandley rep Sandra & Peter Dunn, Dr Nigel Pickering & Roger Gaines, Richard Dee rep Mike & Kay Dee & Mrs Sheila Dee, Mrs Maureen Mckaig, Jenny Davis, David Farline, John & Jill Seaton rep Tracey, Ann Bradshaw, Michael & Christopher Bradshaw rep John, Tasha, Michelle & Ben Hodgson, Chris Marshall rep Steve Marshall, Tim & Rebecca Pratt, Stephen Edwards rep Angie, Anthony & Jane Kitching rep Ted & Ann Hutchinson, Dave Garbutt, Mike Bemrose, Robert Clubley rep Malcolm & Marjorie Clubley, Steve Wilson rep Clare, Travis Plumridge, Don Rogers, Henry Waterhouse, Mr & Mrs J Holland, Richard Hutchinson, Cheryl Young, Alan Nicholson, Tom Megginson rep Derek & Trish Megginson, Matthew Girking & David White, Mr C J Woodmansey, Heather & George Alcock rep Kerry & Fiona (Australia), John Simpson, Chris Simpson rep Mandy Simpson & Paul Gibson, Mike Clark, Steve Gibson rep Nadine Gibson, Mrs B Cherrill rep Mr B Cherrill, Simon, David & Kate, Graham Storey rep Driffield School Governors & Driffield 41 Club, June Feasby, Susan Albinger, Rob & Elaine Leason, Dorothy Rowland, Mrs Barbara Jefferson, Richard & Christine Iveson rep Sam Havler, David & Rachel Dinsdale & Jonathan Hoggard, Charles Booth, Elizabeth Booth, Dave Barker, Steve Watson (Yorkshire Rugby Union President), Des Leech rep Kate Leech & Richard Marcroft, Vickie Nettleship rep Mrs D Nettleship, Tim & Sue Welbourn rep Captain Josh Welbourn & Mr Zac Welbourn, Graham Craggs, Tim Tuplin, Charles Burdass rep Alison Burdass, Mark Ullyott rep Mrs Jill Ullyott , David Ullyott, Mrs Jennifer Lappin & Jonathan Sutton, John Leason President Driffield Rugby Club rep Stephanie Leason, John Boyes rep Boyes family, Keith Lonborough rep Mrs J Ewbank, Tim Ewbank, Peter May, Steve & Gill Cooper, Ben Cooper, Chris & Joyce Saverton, Paul Arandle, Mr & Mrs John Chapman, Debbie Bell rep John & Kate Reynolds, Tim & Brenda Cooper, Richard Jones, Peter & Richard Whyley rep the Whyleys & Henwood families, Colin Heald, Christine Yates rep Barbara Vincent & David Cawthorn, Alan Rookes, Richard Dunk rep Bridlington Rugby Club, Nancy Howe rep Clare, Chris Howe (in memory of David), Judy & Ray Milburn, Linda Plant, Samantha Dodds, Oliver Cooper & Leanne Thurlow, Patrick & Ruth Burdass rep Rob Brierley, Paul Dervey rep Emily Dervey, John Dervey, Joe Shepherdson, Mark Farnsworth, Phil & Jenny Naylor rep Chris Atkin, Dave & Kim Dervey, John & David Atkinson rep Peter Bradbury, Keith Harris rep the Harris family & Driffield 41 Club, Paul Grinstead, Tim Burdass rep Katie Burdass & Mrs Mary Burdass, Carole Darling rep Filey Golf Club, Pauline Manifould rep Filey Golf Club, Roger & Jane Maltas, Sue Kirven, Judy Coleman repthe family, John Chapman rep Chris, Andrew & Lindsay Chapman, Andrew Megginson, James Burdass, Simon Megginson rep Mrs S J Megginson, Mark Gary, Julianne Bennett, Colin Yates rep Jane Birkill, James Kitching, Adam Leonard rep the family, Simon Pettinger, James & Kate Parker, Simon Jones, Andy Stabler rep DriffieldTimes & Post Sport, Tony Rowbottom rep Guy Nettleton, Gwen Byass, Henry Furbank rep Sam Furbank, Jeanine Furbank rep Sue Moran, Carl Nellist rep Lisa Nellist, Kathryn Wright, Catherine & Alasdair McClaren, Mike Furbank rep Director of Education for East Riding of Yorkshire, Christine Waind rep Caroline Lansdell, Dan Watson, Di Watson rep Tony, James & family, Michael & Edna Parker rep Eleanor Parker,Mr & Mrs Richard Powell & Mr & Mrs Bill Sullivan, Stephanie Gibson rep Julie King & Christopher Alcock, Mr & Mrs Stuart Cooper, Mark Stocks rep Richard Stocks, Christine Gratrix,Brian Kitt, Mr & Mrs G Backshall, Mr & Mrs D Hyde, Mrs C Shipley,Barry & Lesley Greenlaw rep Anne Dunnington, Orszewski family & Andrew Towse, Mr Charles Booth rep Kerry Booth, Mrs Jean Booth, Richard Booth rep Georgina Chapman, Mrs O Bradley, Paul Temple, Mr & Mrs Roger Iveson, Sue & Bill Hall rep Dave Hall, Debbie Needham, Mrs Gerry Darling rep Sue Hudson, Malcolm & Grace Craggs, David Piercy, Mr A Skelton rep Mrs B Skelton, Miss A Westmorland, Mr & Mrs R Johnstone, Mr Sam Beachell, Mr John Turner rep Pauline Turner & Jodie Cosh, Mr & Mrs Andrew Chapman rep Jenny Robinson & Mr & Mrs Pip Snaith, Mr & Mrs D S Watt rep the family, Mrs E Tickle, Gill Stevens, Susan & Tony Corscadden, Linda Towse, Mr & Mrs Mike Pugh rep Mr S Shanks & Mr J Shanks, Mary Welsh, Maureen Burtonshaw, Jim Yates, Simon Dawson rep Mark Dawson, Mr M Sellers, Mark Wilson, Mr & Mrs Beech, John Barnard, Mr & Mrs Tim Cooper, Denise Davis rep Christine Wildridge, John Chapman, Tony Pexton rep Liz & Peter Pexton, Graham Dodds rep Jayne Dodds, Ivan & Margaret Dodds & James & Mark Dodds, Michael Harris, Michael Harper, Alistair Brumfield, Roger Middleton, Emma, Gary & Molly Harris, Alan Evans, Sheila Massey, Joanna Emmerson, Jim Clark, Mr & Mrs T Pymm, Mr Mark Goodson, Mr S Sissons, Jenny Jepson, Frank Ankrett, Mr D Burks, Mr & Mrs C McClaren rep Mrs J McClaren, Richard Mitchell-Williams,John Hughes, Jim Benson, Nigel Clark, Gordon Morris, Roger Eeles & Tom Wright rep Bridlington Rugby Club, Will Ollett rep Dave & Kate Ollett, Tim Pratt, Edward Rudd, Jeremy Harrison, Kate Dewhirst rep Mr & Mrs Peter Beal, Carmel Yeo, Mr & Mrs G Seward, Dr Simon Towers rep Jean Towers, Mr & Mrs Ian Toon.