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Family Notices

CONNOR (Ayr) – Obituary

Peacefully at Ayr Hospital on Sunday 19th September 2021, Michael Connor aged 55 Years. Beloved father, brother and uncle. Funeral service to take place at Masonhill Crematorium on Thursday 30th September 2021 at 10.30am. Family Flowers only. Donations if desired to Ayrshire Hospice.

Nelson (Ayr) – Obituary

Peacefully at Ayr Hospital on 16th September 2021, Francis Nelson aged 84 years. Much loved wife of Michael and a dear mother of Michael Jnr, mother in law of Joanne and gran of Matthew. Funeral service to take place at Masonhill Crematorium, Ayr on Tuesday 28th September 2021 at 11.15am.

YOUNG (Ayr) – Obituary

Peacefully in Crosshouse Hospital on Saturday 11th September 2021, Elizabeth Young (nee Donald) aged 95. Beloved wife of the late Letham Young (late of Bonnanhill Farm, Strathaven), much loved mum, gran, and great gran of all the family. The funeral service will take place at Masonhill Crematorium, Ayr on Friday 24th September 2021 at 2pm, to which all family and friends are warmly invited. Family flowers only please.

MCLEOD (Ayr) – Obituary

Stewart Walter Cochran Mcleod was a caring partner, brother, son, uncle, father, and friend who left this world suddenly at age 50 on September 17th, 2021. From his diagnosis in mid-2020 with rare cancer, he showed courage, bravery, and strength through to the end, willing to assist medical research in any way he could, and proud knowing his battle might benefit the lives of others someday. He was born to loving mother Margo on December 21st, 1970. He lived in many places throughout his life; starting in Kilwinning, ending in Ayr, and making many dear friends and memories along the way. Funeral arrangements will be update here as soon as they are finalised. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Macmillan Cancer Support or Maggie’s Glasgow in Stewart’s memory.

BLACK (Alloway) – Obituary

Peacefully, on 17th September 2021 at Templeton House, Ayr. Adam McKinnell Black aged 88. Beloved husband and best friend of Doreen for 64 years. Cherished dad of Susan and Jill, a much respected father in law of Derek and David, and an adored grandpa and great-grandpa. Forever a Doonhamer. Funeral private.

McCreath (Ayr) – Obituary

Peacefully at home, after a long illness on 10th September 2021, Jim McCreath aged 80 years. Much loved husband of Pat and a dear dad and papa of the family. Family and friends are invited to attend the funeral service at Masonhill Crematorium at 2.45pm on Tuesday 21st September 2021.

GRANT (Ayr) – Obituary

Rosemary (nee McCann) fortified by the Holy Church Rites. Wife of Eugene: mother of Fiona, Douglas, Eugene-Paul, Gavin, Sareen and Ross. Grandmother of the family. Passed away, aged 80, on Tuesday 31st August at Ayr Hospital. Funeral Mass at 10am in St Margaret’s, Ayr on Thursday 16th September. Thereafter to Ayr cemetery. Donations if desired to Mary’s Meals.

TRANTOR (Troon) – Obituary

Suddenly but peacefully at home in Troon on 1st September 2021. Grahame Scott McKenzie Trantor. Husband of the late Elizabeth. Brother of Kathleen, Kenneth and Murray. Much loved step-father of Ewan. Grandpa to Calum, Beth, Rosa and Max. A celebration of his life will take place on Wednesday 15th September 2021 at 2pm at Masonhill Crematorium, Ayr. All welcome. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, can be made to any of Grahame’s regular charities : British Red Cross, Oxfam, Imp Cancer Research, Save the Children, VSO, Cancer Research UK or RNLI.

MCANESPIE (Ayr) – Acknowledgement

Donald and family would like to express their sincere thanks to all relatives and friends for the many cards and expressions of sympathy received at this sad time. Grateful thanks to Brian Armour Funeral Director for his services, also thanks to Paul Steven for his truly uplifting service. Thanks also to Station Three Nursing Staff at Ayr Hospital and Nurses at Urquhart Ward, Biggart Hospital. Also, thanks to Stewart Simpson and Lizzie Hughes, Shirley’s Social Workers for their caring support, also Turning Point Support Workers. A collection of £350 was raised and will be donated to Sutherland House, Ayr.

BOYD (Ayr) – Obituary

Suddenly but peacefully at Ayr Hospital on the 1st of September 2021. Adam Boyd aged 77 years. A much loved husband of Yvonne and a beloved dad and papa to the family. Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral service which will take place on Saturday 11th September 2021 at Masonhill Crematorium at 11.15am.