Much loved and missed by his widow,
sons, daughters-in-law, grandsons, granddaughters,
sister, brothers, sisters-in-law,
and many other relations and friends.
Dad and his sister Mary, Kingswood, 1942.
Dad and his sister Mary, c.1945.
Dad with his parents at his wedding, 1965.
The end scene of Granpa (1989, see full movie).
Granpa dies, and the girl can't find him.
Dad was never old and infirm like this, but he still left behind the empty chair and the sad grandchildren.
Don't watch this unless you're ready to cry at the sadness and beauty of human life.
Clip from the film And When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007).
I never had a difficult relationship with Dad like the hero does here,
but I can still relate to the bittersweet sadness of leaving home to go off to university.