JOHN HENRY WARD FIRKINS of Defford. On August 19th 2019, peacefully in hospital, aged 81 years. Much loved Husband of the late Brenda, dear Father to Rob and Chris and a proud Grandfather of Abbie. Cremation private. A Thanksgiving Service for John's life will be held at Defford Church on Monday, September 9th at 2 p.m. Family flowers only, donations for Kidney Research UK and MS Society may be sent to E Hill & Son Funeral Directors, Pershore. WR10 1HZ.