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Peter Shearing

By Colin Bingley Bournemouth Bowling Club

Thursday, 15 October 2020


Bournemouth Bowling Club Contributor


It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Peter Shearing, aged 88 years. Beloved Brother of Patricia and Michael, much loved Uncle to his Nieces and Nephews and Great Nieces and Great Nephews. A very keen Bowls man, gone to be with Gwen his beloved Wife of 57 years who passed away in 2010. Peter was one of the founding fathers. East Dorset IBC and a member of Bournemouth Bowling Club for many years. As well as being an experienced, respected Umpire at Club and County levels, he was also a huge supporter of Bowls Hampshire and Hampshire County IBA serving on both committees for many years, also being a County Selector in the West Area, and the 1995/6 season HIBA President. He reached 100 County matches – a rare achievement – including National Middleton Cup player 13 times, Denny Cup 1997/8 winning team and Over 60’s 2-rinks Winner 1997/8. Outside, Peter achieved runner up in the Bowls England National Championships (Mixed Fours).

The funeral will be on October 21st (Family and invited guests only). All his fellow bowlers will sadly miss him and our thoughts are with his family at this sad time.

Contact Information

Colin Bingley

  • 01202 862805

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