Crossed the Bar - ex FCRS John Eilbeck

John Eilbeck, a very well known sparker in the 50s - 70s and who eventually left as a Fleet Chief to join the SAN sadly CTB last Saturday.
A big send off is being planned for him at the crem. including a hymn by the Ganges choir.
He joined Ganges on 6/9/49 and moved over to main to join 272 Class, Grenville Division in October 1949.

The Funeral Service of the late FCRS John Eilbeck will take place at 1100 on 7th November 2012 at All Saints Church, Denmead. Thereafter to Portchester Crematorium (FAMILY ONLY), whilst family are away, non family mourners, will camp on a local Denmead pub (tba) to where the family will return on completion of the cremation committal service. At that stage, the family want all attendance to 'celebrate' John's life with a tot of rum. The traditional 'wake' food will be available as per normal.

Very sad - he was my RS on the Scarborough in 1964/65. Taff Thomas 694

RIP and may you find a safe anchorage John. David Rye 984