bellringers to ring poignant tribute for long-serving colleague
group of church bellringers in Burnham-On-Sea are set to remember
a fellow bellringer with a poignant tribute this Friday.
Luxon, 87, passed away suddenly at his home on 19th December.
He was the last of three generations of Luxons to live in Burnham.
grandfather was one of the local lifeboat crew and Glyn and his
father ran Luxons Bakery shop in Burnham's High Street.
joined The Bath & Wells Diocesan Society of Change Ringers
in 1954 as a member at West Huntspill.
rang regularly at St Andrews and also at other churches
such as Taunton, Axbridge and Dunster and often went to towers
to help out with training of new and improving bell ringers.
was a prolific bell ringer until he suffered a stroke a few years
ago. Following his funeral service at Sedgemoor Crematorium at
10.45am this Friday, from about 11.45am the bells at St Andrews
Church in Burnham will ring a Quarter Peal of a method called
tribute will last around 50 minutes, and will be a fitting tribute
by the eight experienced ringers, all of whom knew and rang with
Glyn for many years.