WILLIAM (BILL) MELLISH On Wednesday, 5th September, 2018, following a short illness and surrounded by his loving family Bill, aged 74, departed this life peacefully in Royal Blackburn Hospital. Beloved husband of Joyce, much loved father of Heather, dear father-in-law of Kevin and an adoring grandad of Georgina. Reposing in the Chapel of Rest, Duckworth Street, Darwen. The cortege will leave from Bill's home address on Friday, 21st September for an 11.00 am service in Central United Reformed Church, Darwen followed by committal at Pleasington Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations in memory of Bill may be made to Blackburn Lions c/o Co-op Funeralcare, 234 Duckworth Street, Darwen, BB3 1PX. All enquiries Tel. 01254 701145.