Robert (Bob) Savage served in the Royal Air Force during WW ll as an Engineer. At the time of his death, Bob was aged 93.He was a stalwart of the Royal British Legion for many years. Bob and his Wife received a letter from the Queen on the Anniversary of their Diamond Wedding on the 28th of October 2004.
His funeral was held at St. John's Church, Nelson on the 16th March 2015 and the Armed Forces Support Group provided a Standard Bearer and Guard of Honour for Bob. Interment followed the service at Barrowford Cemetary.