TRIBUTES have flown in to the ‘Royal Mail’s number one postie’.
Royal Mail vans lined the streets of Barrow to bid farewell to a much-loved postie and dad who tragically died.
Crowds of people filled Cemetery Hill on Tuesday to applaud the late Stuart Metcalfe who died suddenly at the age of 57.
Stuart was husband to Cheryl, dad to Laura and Stephanie, step-dad to Laura, Becky, Adam and Sophie and grandad to Imogen, Awais and Polly A devoted postman of 25 years, Stuart was known for delivering mail across Barrow and Dalton during his decades of service.
Northern Lass. said: “Don’t think Stuart would of believed the outpouring of respect given to him .must give his wife and family comfort to witness it.”
Robert Green said: “That what happens to nice people and Stuart was up there with the best.”
Linda Ellershaw said: “RIP Stuart Amen.”
Glynis Stewart said: “What a lovely tribute.x”
Margaret Rawlinson Whipsearle said: “What a Lovely tribute to him, RIP.”
Angela Shields said: “Kind, caring man that will be missed by many. Our work place isn’t the same so quiet, RIP my friend.”
Olive Blamire said: “He must have been a very special person to be so well thought of xx”
Glen Carroll said: “Royal Mail number one postie. Legend.”
Kay Jeffries said: “Awe that’s so nice at such a sad time for the family. They must be so proud of how much he was loved by people.”
Caron Gorman said: “Oh what a lovely tribute he was a lovely man always smiling he’ll be sadly missed by all xxx”
Glenys Farrell said: “Well thought of RIP.”
Brian Sadecki said: “Top man. Will be missed.”
Donna Semple said: “A true Barrow legend x”
Paula Helen said: “Legend x”