Mr Darren Rikki Stow


DARREN Rikki Stow, of Old Leake, has died at Pilgrim Hospital.

He was 44.

Born in Boston, he lived in this area his whole life.

A married man, he is survived by wife Rachel, daughters Jessica, Isabel and Amelia, mother Carolyn, sister Tracey and neice Charmaine.

After leaving school, Mr Stow worked as a roofer, starting his career with Charlie Gunson and working his way up through the trade with various countrywide employers ending up as a contracts manager working for KGM Roofing and CEL in later years.

He enjoyed golf, football, DIY, spending time with the family and listening to music.

He was a Manchester United supporter.

Mr Stow’s funeral took place at St Mary’s Church, Old Leake, and was followed by interment. The service was officiated by the Rev Nikki Bates.

Chief family mourners were: Rachel Stow (wife), Jessica Stow-Petts (daughter) Carolyn Brinkley (mother), Tracey and Les Salked (sister and brother-in-law), Charmaine Stow and partner Ben (neice), Carol and Graham Sands (mother-in-law and father-in-law), Kim and Tom Bridge (sister-in-law and husband) and John Cordery, Cindy Cordery, Andy Cordery, Nicki Moon, Jim Casy and Elsie Salked (other family members).

Arrangements by F.E. Addlesee and Son.