STARKIE Richard Peacefully in the Royal Blackburn, after a short illness on Tuesday 4th January 2022, Richard, aged 84 years. A dearly loving husband of Jean, a much loved dad of Paul and Deborah, a dear grandad of Matthew, Adam and Lyndsay and great grandad of Tillie-Mya, Freddie, Emily, Faye, Ava and Luca. Richard will be sadly missed by all his loving family and friends. His funeral service will take place at 3.00pm, on Thursday 20th January 2022 at Accrington Crematorium. Family flowers only please but donations if desired are welcome in memory of Richard for the British Heart Foundation c/o Barton & Hallworth Funeral Service, The Old Foxhill, 136-8 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle. BB5 3DR. Tel: 01254 390542.