James Edmond Bateman 1942 to 2014
James Edmond (Eddie) Bateman
22nd January 1942 to 29th November 2014
The website announcement: 4th December 2014: It is with great sadness we report the passing away of Eddie Bateman. The notice states: "James Edmond (Eddie) Bateman MBE. Peacefully at Sir Michael Sobell House on 29th November 2014, aged 72 years. Much loved husband of Carol and dearly loved brother of John. A Celebration of Eddie’s life will be held at St Laurence Church, Appleton on Friday 12th December at 1.00pm. Donations if desired for Cancer Research UK and Sobell House Hospice Charity c/o Edward Carter (FD), 107 South Avenue, Abingdon, OX14 1QS." Carol would be pleased to see all family and friends at The Plough after the service.
Eddie Bateman: Celebration Order of Service
Eddie Bateman: Tributes given at the Service
Eddie Bateman: Obituaries in the Oxford Times and Oxford Mail
12th December 2014: The Rev Lyn Sapwell lead a service in Celebration for the life of Eddie Bateman to a packed church with standing in the ailes. Friends, colleagues and neighours all contributed to an amazing series of recollections about Eddie's life and there was much laughter and sadness. Our thoughts are with Carol and her families.