December 23, 2019
THE DAUGHTER of a much-loved community figure has paid tribute to her father after his recent passing. Alan Keates, who ran J.P Keates & Son Funeral Directors in Cheadle, peacefully passed away aged 86 last month with family members and friends gathering together to honour his life at his funeral at at Carmountside Crematorium on November 22. Mr Keates was born in 1933 and attended St Giles C of E School – now named Bishop Rawle Primary School – before moving onto high school in Uttoxeter.
October 24, 2019
THE FAMILY of a Moorlands man who recently passed away have paid tribute to him and his legacy. Bill Burton from Alton, also affectionately known as 'The Baron', passed away on September 19, aged 91 and was laid to rest at St Leonard's Church in Bradley, next to a number of his late family members on Wednesday, October 16. Born on July 28, 1928 at New Farm in Bradley, Bill attended a private school in Denstone before earning a scholarship to study at Thomas Alleyne's High School in Uttoxeter.