Gerry Hook : Service Control
Sadly Gerry passed away on 4th February 2021. He was taken unwell and passed in his sleep. My sincere condolences to his family, friends and former colleagues. Gerry started with BUA we think as a loader progressing to Service Control. Our sincere condolences go out to his family, friends and former colleagues.

Service details

Gerry's service was held 11th March 2021 at the East Devon Crematorium

Sadly Covid restictions applied. Family flowers only please

Donations in Gerry's memory can be made to The Wildwood Trust, Escott Park, Ottery St Mary and can be made through Layzell funeral services Honiton or directly via the Wildwood Trust website here

Gerry Remembered

From Jim Will
: RIP Gerry.

Roger Warren: A BCAL family member passes RIP Gerry

From Caron Phillips: RIP and my condolences to his family and friends

From Ray Bridgman: Gerry was quite a character and he'll be sadly missed by his friends and family. RIP.

From Alan Reeves: Very sad to hear and as Ray says - a character.

From Michael Nunn: RIP Gerry

From Fee Flee: So very sorry; Fly Free Gerry xx

From Sally Simmonds: Very sorry to hear. Rest in peace, Gerry.

From Tony and Diane Wiggins
We have very fond memories of Gerry and our thoughts are very much with his loving wife Barbara following this sad loss.

From Susan Jenkinson:  RIP Gerry. Condolences to his family and friends

From Wendy Dudley: A lovely man with a wicked sense of humour. My condolences to his family and friends.

From Neville Coleman
: My condolences to the family, I remember Gerry in the loading bay in BUA.

From Phil Bowell
Gerry was a great asset to BCAL, both regarding his job but also his personality as part of our Operations Team - condolences to his family. RIP Gerry

From Richard Jolly
Very sad  to hear the passing of Gerry, have very fond memories of meals we shared during shifts together over at the canteen. Also was great to catch up with Gerry and Barbara at my 60th, Tony and Di their also, 13 years ago in Warwickshire. Always enjoyed his endearing and wonderful sense of humour. RIP my friend.

If you would like to leave a message in remembrance please drop me a line anytime at

Condolences have also been extended by:

Dave Thaxter, Susie Douglas-Smith, Julie Green, Elaine Brown, Liz Rogers, Lesley Peacock, Pat Creswell, Lindsay Smith, Riaz Butt, Jenny Thomas, Sandra Currie, Kris Massie, Julie Nuttall,

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Barbara and Gerry Hook in 2018
British Caledonian - A Tribute