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Melba Gearin
11 years ago

Mr B, as I used to affectionately called him was a kind, giving man who cared about keeping things fair. My first real job was at Bang clothing where Brian was the accountant; over the four years I worked there Brian was a fantastic manager, mentor and friend to me. I have often said over the years I would never have stayed at that job for as long if he hadn’t been there, I fondly recall the moments he helped me with a kind word when fashion was getting a bit rough. He was the first I told when I my father became ill, he gave me a hug some kind words and suggested I go get the mags I needed to get so I could get fresh air and settle. Over the years we stayed in touch and since losing my own father I often referred to him as my surrogate father and enjoyed calling Mr B for dad like advice. I will miss you greatly and think of you fondly. Melba Gearin

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Melba Gearin
11 years ago

Mr B, as I used to affectionately called him was a kind, giving man who cared about keeping things fair. My first real job was at Bang clothing where Brian was the accountant; over the four years I worked there Brian was a fantastic manager, mentor and friend to me. I have often said over the years I would never have stayed at that job for as long if he hadn’t been there, I fondly recall the moments he helped me with a kind word when fashion was getting a bit rough. He was the first I told when I my father became ill, he gave me a hug some kind words and suggested I go get the mags I needed to get so I could get fresh air and settle. Over the years we stayed in touch and since losing my own father I often referred to him as my surrogate father and enjoyed calling Mr B for dad like advice. I will miss you greatly and think of you fondly. Melba Gearin

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Melba Gearin
11 years ago

Mr B, as I used to affectionately called him was a kind, giving man who cared about keeping things fair. My first real job was at Bang clothing where Brian was the accountant; over the four years I worked there Brian was a fantastic manager, mentor and friend to me. I have often said over the years I would never have stayed at that job for as long if he hadn’t been there, I fondly recall the moments he helped me with a kind word when fashion was getting a bit rough. He was the first I told when I my father became ill, he gave me a hug some kind words and suggested I go get the mags I needed to get so I could get fresh air and settle. Over the years we stayed in touch and since losing my own father I often referred to him as my surrogate father and enjoyed calling Mr B for dad like advice. I will miss you greatly and think of you fondly. Melba Gearin

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Melba Gearin
11 years ago

Mr B, as I used to affectionately called him was a kind, giving man who cared about keeping things fair. My first real job was at Bang clothing where Brian was the accountant; over the four years I worked there Brian was a fantastic manager, mentor and friend to me. I have often said over the years I would never have stayed at that job for as long if he hadn’t been there, I fondly recall the moments he helped me with a kind word when fashion was getting a bit rough. He was the first I told when I my father became ill, he gave me a hug some kind words and suggested I go get the mags I needed to get so I could get fresh air and settle. Over the years we stayed in touch and since losing my own father I often referred to him as my surrogate father and enjoyed calling Mr B for dad like advice. I will miss you greatly and think of you fondly. Melba Gearin

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Susan Corr
11 years ago

Never forget those fun drives in the mg, how did you put up with annoying little nieces! Listening to those rock'n'roll records on a weekend afternoons, yes you were responsible for my love of Gene Pitney & Elvis. Won many sprinting races in those hand me down spikes, thought I was really cool like my uncle. I was lucky to have the 'extra' big brother. Love Susan

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Val Peters
11 years ago

Meeting a small boy - 10 years old - who would play a significant part in my life - he became the beloved brother that I never had - I have loved him for 57 years -the length of time that I had with my beloved John - his older brother

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