PILKINGTON Leonard Bateson On 16th October 2021, peacefully in hospital. Len, aged 91 years. Beloved husband of the late Renee, much loved father of Anne and John, dear father-in-law of Suzanne and the late Jim, dearly loved grandpa of Joanne, James, Matthew and Daniel also a treasured great-grandpa of Rose. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 2nd November at 12.15 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Dementia UK. c/o Ainsworth's Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen, BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290.