Peacefully, at home, on Saturday, 12th September, William, of Smithy House, Dufton, (formerly of Ghyll House, Dufton), beloved husband of Nancy, dear dad of Antony, Suzanne, and John, father-in-law of Vicki, Chris and Dorne, a much loved granda of Ben, Josh, Beth, Emily and Emma, great-granda to Millie, and a friend to many. Aged 96 years. Owing to the current situation, a family Service will be held on Monday, 21st September, at 2.30pm, at St Cuthbert’s Church, Dufton. The Service will be relayed outside, with socially distancing rules applied. For anyone wishing to pay their respects. The cortège will leave William's home at 2:15 pm, travelling to the farm and then onto church. Family flowers only but, if desired, donations in memory of William may be made to St. Cuthbert’s Church Restoration Fund, at the church, or c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.