Bert’s funeral will be at St James’ Church, Lulworth Road, Southport at 1pm on Monday 5th January 2015 followed by 2.00pm at Birkdale Cemetery, Liverpool Road and afterwards at Southport & Ainsdale Golf Club.

OTS is saddened to report the death of well known Southport resident, Bert Beddows, who died on Christmas day aged 92.

Close friend and professional golfer Neil Brazel said,

“Bert was true gent. He was part of the D-day landings on the first day, he was widowed to Doreen, they both worked at Formby Golf Driving Range when it opened in 1985 for several years.

Bert was the captain of S&A Golf Club in 1984. During his year of office S&A won the Crosby beacon and the Selwyn Lloyd at Formby Golf Club.

He was single figures for many years, and greatly enjoyed his role at Royal Birkdale Golf Club as the starter, he was a Southport legend”

Mr Bert Beddows will be sadly missed by all his family and many friends.

Funeral service to be announced.

R.I.P Mr Bert Beddows

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