Robert (Bob) Alder formerly of Edge, died in the loving care of Horsfall House on Saturday 25th February, following a long illness borne with fortitude, patience and dignity, aged 85 years.
Beloved husband of 59 years to Rosemary, dearest father to Carol, Colin, Linda, Matthew, Hanna, Daniel and the late Joseph. Fun and caring grandfather to Lucy, Joshua, Nathanael, Bethany, Rebecca, Samuel and Robert and the late Jessica and Henry. Great-grandfather to Archie. Respected brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend.
Details of the funeral
A Service of Thanksgiving will be held at St John the Baptist Church, Edge on Wednesday 8th March at 2.30pm followed by a private cremation. There will be retiring collection in Bob's memory to be shared between Horsfall House (Cheque's payable to M.C.E please) and Parkinsons UK. Donations may also be sent to Michael Gamble Funeral Directors, Station House, Station Road, Stroud, GL5 3AR or made online here.