Mervyn Langmead (Passed away 7 Mar 2019)

For Charitable
Donations To

Dr Buckland's Children's Holiday Foundation

Funeral Service

St Mary's Church Church Walk Bideford EX39 2BP
20th Mar 2019
Funeral Director
Braddicks & Sherborne, Bideford

Passed away unexpectedly at the North Devon District Hospital, surrounded by his family, on Thursday 7th March 2019, aged 71. Much loved husband to Gill, devoted dad to Clare & Colin and Simon & Amy, a special grandad to Sam & Char, Erica & Jamie, Ellie & Ryan, Arthur, Gracie & Stanley, great grandad to Jimmy, Cian & Freddie and a loved brother and uncle. Funeral service will be held at St Mary’s Church, Bideford on Wednesday 20th March at 2.00pm followed by a private cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Dr Buckland’s Children’s Holiday Foundation by retiring collection or c/o Braddicks & Sherborne Funeral Directors, No 1 Abbotsham Road, Bideford, EX39 3AF (01237) 477222.

Gina Kerr wrote

Not how did he die, but how did he live?
Not what did he gain, but what did he give?
These are the units to measure the worth
Of a man as a man, regardless of birth.
Not, what was his church, nor what was his creed?
But had he befriended those really in need?
Was he ever ready, with word of good cheer,
To bring back a smile, to banish a tear?
Not what did the sketch in the newspaper say,
But how many were sorry when he passed away.

Report abuse


  • Merve was an amazing husband father and grandad he put 150% into everything he did. The tributes written say so much about the special man he was. Heartfelt condolences to Gill and all the family. Know he will forever be with you in your hearts

    Posted by Gina on 19/03/2019 Report abuse
Comment on this message
Gina Kerr lit a candle
Pam n John Shute wrote

Mervyn you were a man who loved your family and was also so proud of them all and they loved you just as much .You have left them with some lovely memories of you that they will treasure forever .You will be very sadly missed by us all .REST IN PEACE MERVYN XX

Report abuse
Comment on this message
Pam john Shute lit a candle
CORINNE DUCLOS posted a picture

is on behalf of the LANDIVISIAU-BIDEFORD twinning committee that I present you our sincere condolences JILL, your children, grandchild and family. ALL OUR THOUGHTS are turning to you. SINCERES AMITIES CORINNE DUCLOS Chair of the LANDIVISAU COMMITTEE

Report abuse
Comment on this photo
Suzanne Palmer lit a candle
Marilyn Wright lit a candle
CORRE Jacqueline wrote

My condolences and sympathies to Gill and all the family on the loss of Mervyn, a warm man I had the opportunity to get to know through our twinning exchanges in Landivisiau and Bideford.

Report abuse
Comment on this message
Lisa Woodroffe lit a candle
Sammy Shuter wrote

Never forgotten grandad. You taught me so much and I’ll be forever greatful. Keep grampy on his toes up there . Xx

Report abuse
Comment on this message
Simon Langmead wrote

Sleep tight dad...I’m going to miss you ....until we meet again my hero...xx

Report abuse
Comment on this message
Tammy Brook lit a candle
Sharon Blight lit a candle
Hazel Shams-Eldin lit a candle
Marilyn Andcombe lit a candle
DANIEL Annick and Luc posted a picture

Golden hours

Report abuse
Comment on this photo
DANIEL Annick and Luc wrote

How may it be possible !! OH , Mervyn , we're both so sad , of course it's a so great hole for Bideford and Landivisiau too . We can't forget the wonderfull hours shared with Gill , that's why we 're same as father less now . But we do guess next twinning week ends , you 'll have a look on us .
Our very sincere condolences to Gill and her family

Report abuse
Comment on this message
Elaine Lester lit a candle
Elaine Lester wrote

Really, really ... missed so very much xx

Report abuse
Comment on this message
Elaine Lester is attending the funeral
Alan and Wendy Jury lit a candle
Sheila Wellington lit a candle
Sheila Wellington lit a candle
Lisa and Michael Elston lit a candle
Lisa and Michael Elston is attending the funeral
Dave &Sally Clegg lit a candle
Jane Stone wrote

Such sad news. The town of Bideford has lost a very dear friend xx

Report abuse
Comment on this message
Ann McKenzie lit a candle
Ann Rees lit a candle
Gill lit a candle
Powered by Funeral Guide Contact Funeral Guide