Alan Keates

30th March 1943 - 24th November 2016

It is with great regret and profound sadness that we inform you of the passing of Alan Keates. Alan had been with the Clow Group since 1982 when he, Eddie Barker and Douglas Clow co-founded WJ Clow (Midlands) Ltd., based in Walsall in the West Midlands.

Alan was Sales Director of WJ Clow (Midlands) Ltd. until 1997 at which point he became Group Sales Director of the Clow Group of companies. Alan's knowledge and experience contributed greatly to the growth and development of the Clow Group.

Warm, personable and outgoing Alan was very well known and respected thoughout the Ladder Industry.

He leaves behind his wife Pat, children Hannah and Matthew and grandson Jack.

Alan will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all.

Alan's funeral will take place on Thursday 8th December 11:30am at Christ Church, Church Road, Burntwood, WS7 9EA.



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