John Alexander Hope

Funeral Service: Mon 20th Jun 2022

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Peacefully at home after a short illness, on Saturday 28th May 2022, surrounded by his family and close friends. John, loving husband to Lil, devoted dad to Jackie and Julie, proud caring papa to Carly and Chloe, brother to Jean and Eric and a dear friend to many. Service to take place at Wilton Parish Church on Monday 20th June, at 12.30pm followed by interment in Wellogate cemetery at 1.30pm, to which all family and friends are respectively invited. Common Riding ties or colourful attire to be worn.

Funeral Service

Location

Wilton Parish Church, Hawick

Date & Time

12:30pm Mon 20th Jun 2022

Burial Service

Location

Wellogate Cemetery, Hawick
TD9 9NE

Date & Time

1:30pm Mon 20th Jun 2022

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Rebecca wrote

14th Jun 2022

So sorry to hear of the passing of John. We had the privilege of being his neighbour for a while. Love to you lil and all th family x

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Billy wrote

6th Jun 2022

John was one of the nicest people one could hope to meet in this life, He did sterling work for The Boy's Brigade in earlier years, and his efforts with Hawick as a Cornet, and his Common Riding duties were firmly established. His pleasant manner and personality are reflected in the family he has left May he Rest In Peace

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Olivia (Olive) wrote

5th Jun 2022

So sorry to hear the sad news of John passing. He was a gentleman in the truest sense of the word. Friendly, helpful, fine horsemanship, an ambassador for Hawick and ultra proud of his family. I was privileged to work with him at Marshall Lauder. Happy days to remember forever. Deepest condolences to you all. Fondest regards, Olive, Ross, Bradley and Samantha Wallace. x

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Dawn wrote

1st Jun 2022

With our deepest sympathies. Sorry for your sad loss. Gone from sight but never from your heart Grant & Dawn Hill 💙💛 xx

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Susan wrote

31st May 2022

I worked with John and lil he was a great man with a fantastic personality he will be sadly missed love to all family xx

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Derek wrote

31st May 2022

John was a lovely man and I remember him letting me off school on Common Riding thursday. Where DO the years go. It was a pleasure meeting him again at Wellogate stables after my return to Hawick. Commiserations to Jackie Julie and family

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Joanna wrote

30th May 2022

Sincerest condolences to the Hope family and to all who knew and loved John. May he rest in peace x

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Helen wrote

30th May 2022

Lots of great memories of John from the Balmoral days A legend R I P HOPIE 😪

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Angela wrote

30th May 2022

So sad to hear this news. John was a lovely man and a great character. Have some great memories of him as Acting Father in 1998. My thoughts are very much with Lil and all the family at this sad time xx

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Elaine wrote

30th May 2022

So sorry to hear about your dad Jackie. Sending my love x

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George wrote

30th May 2022

RIP John, you will be a big loss to Hawick and its people. It seems a long time since we were at Appletreehall with your Grandfather Tam and father Jock. Happy memories. Your funeral is on my 72nd birthday and that will be a day I'll remember. Sincere condolences to Lil, Eric and Jean and all family and friends. There will be another horseman on that heavenly ride oot now, Safe oot & Safe in. George & Karin Thorburn

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Douglas wrote

30th May 2022

Was an absolute pleasure to know and work with John. Such an easy going manner. He will be sadly missed by a lot of people. Condolences to the family and R.I.P. old friend.

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Jane wrote

30th May 2022

Going to miss this auld yin, the best lipstick taster and hair critic in the toon, absolutely gutted, sending you all big hugs 💔😢

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Jackie wrote

30th May 2022

I am so sorry to hear of John's passing. He was a true LEGEND - I can't think a common riding will ever be the same again without John's cheery outlook. Deepest condolences to all the family.

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Stephen wrote

30th May 2022

So sad to hear the loss of a very honest and nice gentleman who was my supervisor in Pringles and friend afterwards always had time to chat when we bumped into each other will be a great miss to all his family and common riding family RIP my good friend

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Paula wrote

30th May 2022

So sorry for your loss.Thoughts are with you all. John was a lovely man full of fun and always a kind word to all. Xx

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Lar wrote

30th May 2022

WHAT A MAN , will be sorely missed by everyone, thoughts with all his family, Wendy and Lar

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Peter & Anne wrote

30th May 2022

Deepest sympathies to Lil, Jackie, Julie, Carly and Chloe, may your loved one rest in peace.

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George wrote

30th May 2022

May I on behalf of Ann and myself offer deepest condolences to Lil,Jacky,July and all the family on such very sad news.R.I.P. Hopey,gone but never forgottenm

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Malcolm wrote

30th May 2022

Sorry for your loss of John he was a true gentleman and a great laugh acting fither when I was cornet in langholm sleep easy hopey teribus....

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Sandra wrote

30th May 2022

So sorry for your loss thinking of you all at this sad time. Will miss his cheeky banter x

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Julie wrote

30th May 2022

Was so sad to hear this news. Condolences to you Lil the girls and all the family. RIP John xx

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Dorothy wrote

30th May 2022

Thinking of jackie and her girls and to lil and the rest of the family, my condolences go to you all , he was a lovely man 💕

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Linda wrote

30th May 2022

A lovely man, my thoughts are with Lil and the family xx

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Nicola wrote

30th May 2022

A legend through and through. You will be a huge miss to so many. Will miss you telling me “oh ur hair looks lovely the day Nicola” always a charmer .. RIP JOHN one of life’s true gentlemen xx

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Mckenna wrote

30th May 2022

So very sorry to hear this he was a lovely man. Sending love to his family and friends❤❤❤

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Emma wrote

30th May 2022

He was one in a million such a kind loving man, thinking of all the family xx

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Weensland Road
Hawick
TD9 9NW

01450 377 284
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