John Ronald Leyland

John Ronald Leyland

  • 14.2.41 - 9.11.2021 John was born at Youdale Knot, Manesty, Keswick on February 14th, 1941. John attended Keswick Grammar School and then went on to study Metallurgy at Sheffield University, graduating in 1963. He was employed at British Steel in Rotherham and then at W.A.Tyzack in Sheffield. He was an active member of Rotherham Junior Chamber of Commerce raising money for various local charities and the Lord Mayors Fund. John and his wife Susan lived together at Todwick, then Shireoaks and finally South Anston before he eventually moved to Davies Court Nursing Home in Dinnington. A very special thanks go to all those who helped care for John with such tenderness and love. John was much loved by his wife Susan and his children, Jeremy and Liz and her husband Rob and his grandchildren, Emily, Ryan, Becky and Matt. John passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Davies Court Nursing Home on November 9th, 2021. The funeral arrangements are as follows: The service will be held at Babworth Crematorium on December 2nd, at 2pm. Family flowers only please, in lieu of flowers donations will be collected for Diabetes UK and Dementia UK. You are then invited to join the family at Rother Valley Golf Club, following the crematorium.

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