John Willacy – 1975-2022

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of John Matthew Willacy, 47, of Newbold, Chesterfield, on Thursday, October 27, following a difficult battle with cancer. John passed peacefully at home, surrounded by his family.

John, a chartered management accountant, was a true Spireite and was ever proud of the three stand bricks he owned for him and his two children. John even flew home early during a family holiday back in 2012 to attend the final of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy! 

He was an enthusiastic traveller and loved nothing more than taking his wife and two young boys on fun and interesting excursions as often as possible. An article relaying his family trip to Lapland in 2019 even made it into the travel section of the S41 magazine.

John is survived by his loving wife Sherie, two beautiful sons, Thomas and George aged ten and five and his sister Susan. Rest in peace, John.