CLARKSON Simon Neil Peacefully in hospital on Thursday 18th November 2021 and of Pleckgate, Blackburn, Simon, aged 57 years. During his life Simon worked at Crown Paints in Darwen for over 30 years and was a dear and good friend to many in Blackburn and beyond. He will be very sadly missed by all his loving family, friends and work colleagues. His funeral service will take place at 11.30am, on Wednesday 1st December 2021, at Pleasington Crematorium. Family flowers only please, but donations in Simon's memory are welcomed for Macmillan Cancer Support c/o Barton & Hallworth Funeral Service, The Old Foxhill, 136-8 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle. BB5 3DR. Tel: 01254 390542.