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Family Notices

MCCULLOCH (Maybole) – Obituary

Peacefully on the 2nd May 2024 at the Biggart Hospital surrounded by his family. Derek McCulloch, aged 79 years of Maybole. Much loved Husband of the late Ellen, loving Dad of Derek, Scott, Colin and Lynne and devoted Grampa and Great-Grampa. Funeral service to be held on Thursday 16th May 2024 at Maybole Parish Church within the Carrick Centre at 10:15am thereafter Maybole Cemetery at 11am to which all family and friends are respectfully invited.

GILLINGHAM (Alloway) – Obituary

Peacefully on 21st April 2024, at Crosshouse Hospital with his family by his side, Ian passed away aged 77 years. Darling husband of Elaine, much loved dad of Susan and Pauline, dear father-in-law of Donald and Chris. Cherished by his grandchildren Rory, Jack, Hannah, Eva and Aidan. Family, friends and colleagues are respectfully invited to the Funeral Service at Masonhill Crematorium, Ayr on Thursday, 9th May at 2.45pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Ian to Leukaemia UK after the service.

PARR (Ayr) – Obituary

Jack, aged 69 years, passed away peacefully on 22 April 2024 at Templeton House Care Home, Ayr after a long illness. Son of the late Leslie and Elizabeth Parr, much loved Brother of Lesley and the late Shirley, Brother-in-law of Les, and Uncle of Chris, Colin and Calum. Funeral Service at Masonhill Crematorium at 2.45pm on 10 May 2024. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Alloway Parish Church.

LEE (Troon) – Obituary

With the saddest of hearts we share the funeral arrangements of James Lee (Jimmy). A much loved partner, dad, papa, brother, uncle and friend. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday 24th April at 10:30am at Holmsford Bridge Crematorium, Dreghorn Family flowers only.

LONGAIR (Ayr) – Obituary

Bernard Longair, who passed away peacefully in Heathfield Nursing Home after a long battle with dementia. The family is very grateful to all staff who looked after him during his illness. He’s finally back with the love of his life Sarah (aka Ray Chambers) Longair. The funeral service will be held at Masonhill Crematorium at 2.45pm on Thursday 18th April.

MCKELLAR (Troon) – Obituary

Peacefully at Crosshouse Hospital on 6th April 2024, Lynn McKellar aged 75 years. Much loved Wife of the late Gordon, loving Mum to Scott and Stuart, Mother in law of Fiona and Linsay and devoted Gran to Ewan, Autumn and Ross. For funeral details please contact Armours Funeral Service 01292 311800

MACDONALD (Ayr) – Obituary

Peacefully at Ayr Hospital on 2nd April 2024, after a long illness, Michael MacDonald aged 85 years. Much loved Husband of Sylvia and a dear Brother of Jean and the late Jim & Gordon. Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday 16th April 2024 at Masonhill Crematorium at 2.45pm to which all family and friends are respectfully invited.

WILSON (Alloway) – Obituary

Passed away at home on Thursday 21 March, 2024, aged 67 years. Beloved husband of Betty (Maitland), loving Dad to Blair and Scott, much loved by their partners Sophie and Nicola. Dearly loved Brother, Brother-in-law, Uncle, and friend. Funeral service to take place at Masonhill Crematorium – Tuesday 2 April at 10.30am. All family and friends welcome.

ANDERSON (Prestwick) – Obituary

Blair Hampton Anderson on 17th March 2024, died peacefully at home in Prestwick. Much loved by his partner Jan and brother Ian, and all of his friends and family including his three grandchildren. A private funeral service is being held on 27th March for close family. This will be followed by a celebration of his life at his second home, Royal Troon Golf Club No flowers please. Those who wish to are welcome to make a donation in Blair’s name to the Ayrshire Hospice.

CUNNINGHAM (Ayr) – Obituary

Peacefully at home on Friday 15th March 2024, Joyce, Beloved Wife of Adam and much loved Mother, Gran and Great Gran to the family. Funeral to be held on Wednesday 3rd April 2024, Masonhill Crematorium at 12noon.