John Coull – Leuchars 1971-78 Kinloss, 1978-83 St. Athan, 1983-86 Kinloss, 1986-2008 – RIP

John (JC) Coull

It is with great sadness we have to announce the passing of another Troop, John (JC) Coull who served with the teams at Leuchars 1971-78, Kinloss 1978-83, St. Athan 1983-86, Kinloss 1986-2008.

John was the longest continuous serving member of the MRS.  As can be seen from his team records he served for 36 years and 11 months without a break in service.

Throughout his service John was a well respected Troop and will be missed by all who new him.

Our condolences go out to his family.

RIP

 

The following items were posted on Facebook by John’s son on June 2nd and June 6th

John Coull

It is with my very deepest sadness, I announce, the death of my father early morning of 2nd of June 2017.

No Facebook responses required.

More details will follow in due time

Love from JC junior

A later post gave details of his funeral and the celebration of his life.

John Coull

Tuesday 6th June

JC Coull Funeral service to be held Friday 16th June at 14:30 Moray Crematorium, Broadly, by Buckie, AB56 5HQ.
At my dad’s request please wear something bright or tartan.

Then onto a celebration of John’s life at Laichmoray Hotel, Elgin, IV30 1QR. Tel. 01343 540045
Mention John Coull and discounted rooms should be available if you wish to stay.

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3 Responses to John Coull – Leuchars 1971-78 Kinloss, 1978-83 St. Athan, 1983-86 Kinloss, 1986-2008 – RIP

  1. neil mcneil says:

    What can we say? – JC – everybody knew JC – he joined Leuchars in 71 so I knew him for about 15 Months till I was Demobed. From the time he arrived it was clear that he was an exceptional troop – fit – strong – easy going – good sense of humour – you name it JC had it. I met him again at various re unions and he did not seem to change too much – always good company. His length of service is remarkable – I don’t even know of anyone who was in the Air Force for that long – never mind MR. A sad loss to his Family MR and the world
    RIP JC – you were one in a row pal.

  2. skeloon says:

    A great bloke and climbing buddy. Rest in Peace JC.

  3. Keith Whalley says:

    Well J C good send off ,lots of faces from long times past,especially another two brats that arrived with you Kevin and Scotty, had a wee crack with Skelson a day or so afterwards and generaly agreed you were/are a good chap Will miss you.

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