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After the sad announcement of the sudden death of Ian Cockbain, here are his funeral details

Funeral of Ian Cockbain.

With great sadness, we announce the passing of Ian Cockbain on 2nd September 2022. Ian was our dearly loved son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and uncle, and he will be greatly missed by his loving family and close friends. A private funeral service will be held  on Wednesday 28th Sept at 2pm and due to restriction on numbers , invited guests will be contacted directly. 

Lucy and family would like to invite Ian’s huge amount of friends to celebrate his life with the family at Formby Golf Club, Golf Road, Formby, L37 1LQ from 3.30pm .


The family have requested all attending to please wear blue if at all possible.

To enable  as many as possible to watch the funeral ceremony, the attached link will allow all those who want to stream the service to do so. 

User name. cori1304

Password 815339

If you would prefer to watch the stream with friends the following clubs , all very close to Ian’s heart,will stream the event live. 

Bootle cricket club 

Formby cricket club 

Formby golf club 

All clubs will be open from 1.30 to welcome you. 

Ian’s funeral procession will leave the family home on Derby Road at 1.15pm travelling along Timms Lane on to Green Lane past Formby Cricket Club, and then via Pierecefield Road and Halsall Lane finally passing his office before leaving Formby. For those wishing to show their respect you are invited to line the route. 

No flowers by request – please  make donations to Queenscourt Hospice in Ian’s memory ( online or a box will be placed at FGC)



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