Sadly on 3rd April at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Desmond George James aged 92 years, passed away. Well known pianist and organist of Newport, ex Standard Telephones and Cables Labs manager.
Beloved unforgettable husband of Pamela for 67 years, leaving her with a broken heart, much loved Dad of his son Gary and daughter Keri, father-in-law of David, Grandad of Matthew and Helen, Pamela, Katherine and Thomas and Great-Grandad of Joseph, Amelie and Emily.
His music playing brought so much joy to all at so many functions, with dance bands, groups and individual playing, finishing at The Celtic Manor Hotel which gave him such great pleasure. He was the life and soul of the family and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Due to current circumstances, a private funeral will be held at Tovey Bros on Monday 11th May followed by interment at Christchurch Cemetery. Flowers may be sent to Tovey Bros. 9/11 Cardiff Road, Newport NP20 2EH
Fly high among the stars Grandad,
And watch me as I grow,
I’ll do my best to make you proud,
But I’ll miss you ever so.
Love you always,
Your “little princess”, Emily xxxx