Crossed the Bar

Sitrep 1, photograph. Willie seen here on the right recieving an award while serving in HMS St Vincent. My thanks to his brother Michael for the photograph.

It is with so much sadness I report that LH(Comms) Raymond George (Willie) Weeks,  Crossed the Bar on Thursday 18th August 2016 aged 65.

His funeral will take place at Preston Crematorium  on Wednesday 7th September 2016 at 10:30 (HERE for their website and HERE for a map). Old shipmates and colleagues will be most welcome to attend.


The funeral arrangements are being made by Clifford Ward Funeral Directors,  Mount Pleasant. Corporation Street
Preston, PR1 2UQ. (HERE for their website and HERE for a map)

By request family flowers only but donations in lieu and if desired should be made to the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity. (HERE for their website and HEREfor a map)

On behalf of the RFA Association I offer our sincere condolences to his brother Michael, his 3 sons and all his family.

If you have a photograph of Willie a copy for this page and the RFA Archive would be gratefully received.


If you have any remembrances of Willie please email it to me at deputy.chairman@rfaa.uk and I will post them on this page. I am also looking for photographs of Willie for this piece and the RFA Association Gallery and Archive, If you have one please email it to me.