Marriage & Family
I married Carol – it was the proudest day of my life. I got to spend my life with her and we were married for 68 years. We have two daughters and are blessed with six grandchildren. I hold them very close to me.
What is the secret to a successful long marriage? Trust each other and stick together when times are hard.
Influence – my father was my greatest influential person in my early family life – he was a very sensible man. Our family survived the second World War – we all had a very close bond and stuck together. My parents taught me to stay honest and be kind to all people.
How many siblings do you have?
I have three siblings. One of my favourite things to do as a child was to make a snowman in winter. Christmas is my favourite time of the year.
Gone with the Wind - It’s a good traditional movie with lots of history.
I love being on my computer
I enjoy listening to jazz and blues music.
I really like fish and chips!
Most Treasured Possession:
My military medals which I gained from my time in the Malaysian emergency and my time serving in Northern Ireland.