In memorandum… | Ecowildchild
At just gone 5am on the morning of Saturday, 18th April 2015 a light went out. Roy Ernest Alder had passed and in that moment many people's lives changed forever. He left behind the most wonderful, caring and beautiful (inside and out) wife, Ivy and his three children: Andrew, Jill and Twink; along with a legacy of Grandchildren and even Great-grandchildren. He was a gentle man, very tall with perfect white hair and forever carrying a smile and would always greet you with such warmth however long between visits it had been or whatever the weather, to him it was like you only saw each other yesterday. Roy was my granddad, though I should probably highlight not my biological granddad as he was the father of my Father's wife Twink (I've known him since I was about 5 or 6 I think?), though to me it made no difference and calling him a 'Step-Granddad' just seemed ridiculous. In Jackson Browne's song 'For a Dancer' he sings: "I don't know what happens when people die, can't seem to grasp it