Mr Paul Alan Price

Mr Paul Alan Price

17.01.1965 - 05.10.2020

A life that touches others goes on forever, you have left footprints in this world that will never be filled.

Jenny Morris

26.10.2020

Paul

You were a fab work buddy - we had many a great laugh. I will treasure the koala bear you bought me back from Australia! You will be greatly missed by all those you knew you.

Much love Jenny xx

Dino

26.10.2020

Paul thank you for the fun, the laughs, the friendship and the honesty. You were always a ray of sunshine and a huge character in 171. A 2 min chat with you was always guaranteed to put me in a better mood. It was an honour knowing you...

Dino xx

Amanda O'Brien

26.10.2020

Paul - I will always remember you for your amazing generousity both in work and play, for all your quirks drove me mad I really wouldn't have swapped you for anyone else :)

You made work both fun and educational - either on purpose or by accident, but no one could accuse you of being boring!

Rest in peace - you were definitely one of a kind xx

Alison

26.10.2020

Paul, thank you for the laughs and the good times. And for teaching us about the benefits of hand sanitiser before it became a daily necessity! Rest easy now. From all your friends in JL.

Diane Cook

26.10.2020

Dearest Paul ,
I absolutely loved working with you - your genuine , straight talking, no nonsense approach was a breath of fresh air .
Hugely funny and great sense of fun , we had some right giggles especially about mannequins and wigs “ is this fashion” ....

Sleep tight my lovely
Di xxx

Annabel

26.10.2020

I am going to miss you terribly, loved every second when we worked together we had such fun, you were a great and trusted friend . I will never forget our times and you
Love Annabel and Andy xx

Anna Moir

26.10.2020

A moment to reflect on my dear friend and colleague,
I was so lucky to work along side Paul in our roles as Senior Managers together in John Lewis. I can honestly say I don't think I have ever laughed so much in a job, been more supported by a colleague and genuinely motivated to come to work. Paul was a grafter, astute with the office politics, had the best sense of humour but overall that was a sensitive & kind man .. I had the pleasure to know. Thank you Paul for bring you. Sending my thoughts to you Terry to day and beyond .. Anna Moir

Susan Mouncer

25.10.2020

Paul, we were so lucky to have you as our Branch Manager in Croydon. You brought us a lot of happy times and I know as a family at Croydon the partners' thought a lot of you!
Sleep Peacefully Xx

Sue Gillies

25.10.2020

Thanks for being such a great boss and for always being there for me with your straight talking words of advice coupled with your wicked sense of humour. You taught me so much and we had so many laughs together. You will be so missed Sue x

Rehan

25.10.2020

Paul

It's not very often you meet people that leave a mark in your life. You were a colleague, boss and most importantly a great friend. We had a few laughs didn't we? Sometimes a bit too much!

The world has lost an amazing human being and I will miss that wicked sense of humour!

Ready easy PP!

Rehan

Philip Smith

25.10.2020

Paul,as your bodily journey comes to an end, may your soul continue on it's journey till you meet your loved ones again, RIP. Philip.xx

Patrick

25.10.2020

It was an absolute pleasure to have worked with you and known you Paul. There isn't a role I've done where you haven't been involved in giving advice. The advice was always good, but the wicked sense of humour was always just what was needed! I'll miss you my friend. May you rest in peace
Paddy x

Penny Brooks

24.10.2020

Dearest Paul
Nothing can express how much we are going to miss you
We were very privileged to have you as a colleague first then a friend for over 30 years
We will miss your sense of humour your kindness and your friendship
Rest in peace
Love always
Nobby and Penny xx

Lisa Bhatt

24.10.2020

Thanks for the belly laughs, there were so many - we had so much fun! Thanks for the straight-talking, tell-it-like-it-is honesty - I loved it! I learned so much from you as a peer, a colleague, a boss and as a friend. You will be sorely missed. Rest easy lovely man x

Martin Ambridge

23.10.2020

Dear Paul
I’m not normally one for claiming to have had mentors! But as you told me once I was too arrogant for them! But you were honestly a mentor to me. I wouldn’t of made it to Department Manger if I didn’t have your support. And I wouldn’t of embarked on the retail journey I did without your support and pushing me !!
But: more importantly I will always remember the worst hangover of my life after a Xmas party and after party and seriously excessive amounts of tequila !! You let me fall asleep in the beanbags the morning after! A true friend never just a colleague
Rest now M

Ann Kennedy

23.10.2020

Dear Paul,
It was a pleasure to work with you at Pratts and PJs and to attend Ashridge with you.
Always fun , caring and helpful. You will be sorely missed, not least by your beloved Terry.
Rest in peace
Ann x

Sue Brown

23.10.2020

It was a pleasure to have worked with you Paul. I will remember the laughs along the way and how you took the time to appreciate the strengths of individuals. Your delicious sense of mischief made some of the routines a lot more fun. Thinking of all your friends and family. May you rest in peace
Sue Brown xx

Deborah

23.10.2020

Thank you Paul, for the great friendship, support and guidance you provided as our paths crossed. May you rest in peace. Deborah and Desmond

Paulo

23.10.2020

A lovely man that I was lucky enough to get to know and work with. You taught me a lot, kept me on my toes and drove me mad... But most importantly, you made me laugh everyday we were at work.

Paul, it’s been an absolute pleasure.

Sleep tight PP

Paulo x

Jenny Hislop

22.10.2020

Gone but not forgotten
Was a pleasure to have known you
RIP
Jenny

( Jl Croydon )

Sandra Nicoll

22.10.2020

Dear Paul
There are not enough words to express how much you will be missed by many friends and colleges. I feel very privileged to have known you; the kindness and support you bestowed on me when I was going through a rough time. Your memory will live on through Terry and Bertie and I for one will miss your sense of humour. Rest in peace Paul xx Sandra

Neville Maravala

22.10.2020

Paul
What a pleasure it has been to know you and more recently work with you. Such a massive influence on me and so inspirational. I shall miss many things about you but most of all I will miss your wicked sense of humour. So mischievous ! Such fun. Taken from us far too soon. RIP PP.
Much love, Neville Ruth & Joseph xxx

Keith McMahon

22.10.2020

Paul was such a lovely man to work with, a friendly smile, always made time to stop and have a quick catch up, really helped to make working at JL Croydon feel like being part of a big family.
Paul was one of a kind and will be greatly missed. Rest in peace.
Love from Keith and Lorraine

Caroline Bettis

21.10.2020

Paul

Thank you for being such a wonderful friend and colleague over so many years . Your positivity, sense of fun and leadership was an inspiration to us all. You will be greatly missed my friend .
With love and a big hug
Caroline x and Jeremy

Claire Tuck

21.10.2020

Our paths crossed a few times during our long careers in JL - and you never changed in all those years.
Your big smile and fab sense of humour will be greatly missed by many.
Taken far too soon.
Rest in peace Paul xx

Michael

21.10.2020

Paul,

Who would have thought that when our paths crossed in a chance meeting in the early 90s that a long lasting friendship would develop. As we all grew a little older and I moved away we remained friends and you always invited me to stay with you and Terry and Bert. I shall never forget the meticulously planned holiday we went on and how much fun we had. There is so much I could write here, but I want to let you know that it was an honor for me to be your friend Paul.

I am going to miss you but rest assured your memory will live on, not just with me but with everyone whos lives you have touched.

Fly high and RIP Paul.

Love Michael xx

Richard Marks

20.10.2020

We went back together a long way in the Partnership Paul, and I always valued your advice, straight talking and good humour. Your branch visits with Mr Barford are engrained on my memory - a great double act! You will be sorely missed by all your friends and colleagues. RIP.

Sue Johns

18.10.2020

Darling Paul
I am heart broken, but what fantastic memories of working with you, Maxine and Irshad at PJ, I don't think I've laughed so much in my life.
A little pic of us, and a few bottles, in 1990
RIP you lovely, lovely man

Tina Ajayi

18.10.2020

Paul, what can I say other than I am heart broken that we have lost you.
In the year's that I worked with you I can honestly say... there was never a dull moment! I have many fond memories of you coming to me with one of your plans... usually near the end of my day.
You would take off your jacket, roll up your sleeves and help me.
I also knew that this would only last for at the most 10 minutes before you would be off on your next mission, but those 10 minutes would always be filled with fun and much laughter.

My whole family have had the pleasure of knowing and working with you and we have all been blessed to have shared in at least a small part of your life.
You will always be in our hearts and memories
Love
Tina, Robbie, Milly and Libby xxxx

Rachel

18.10.2020

Dear Paul
I will miss your mischief... your sense of humour and your friendship. I was touched by the love you had for those people that meant the most to you.
Some people you meet in life just leave such a lasting impression I was lucky to be one of those people.
Much love Rachel & Simon

James Prince

18.10.2020

What can I say, you interviewed me 12 years ago, you were my first experience of the Partnership.
I don't know why but you accepted me and gave me a safe place to reflect in some stormy times, you didn't need to do that and for that I will always be very grateful.
I will miss your humour most of all, the ability to cut through a conversation with one remark, always honest, very passionate.
You touched my life, thankyou!
Rest in peace my friend
James x

Kerryanne

18.10.2020

You’ll be deeply missed my dear x

Sleep tight xx

Karen Matthew

17.10.2020

My dearest Paul - thank you for being such a wonderful friend and colleague. You will be sorely missed by so many.
With much love x

Zehra Djemal

16.10.2020

What can I say, you are truly one in a million!

You made everyone around you aspire to do more, know their self worth regardless of their history, background, you just stuck to your guns and always made your own opinions.

I absolutely loved working with you! Everyday was eventful and full of laughter- you were more than a boss to me, you are one of my most trusted friends. You gave me confidence and courage and I will be eternally grateful for that.

The thing we spoke about most was our lovely boys! Frank and Bert (the dogs) but mostly (Terry and Ibz) the husbands. They both share a love of beards and loving and looking after us. I remember us both of us secretly bursting with pride when we spoke about our love for the special men in our lives, whilst eating our questionable jacket potatoes in the PDR.

I love you Paul and you have been the most wonderful friend to me. I’m not ready to say goodbye so I’ll just give you the biggest hug and kiss and think of you always.

All my love
Zehra x

Sam Mancey

16.10.2020

Oh Paul
I've known you in P'ship terms for as long as I can remember - as my peer, my boss, as a friend and mentor especially once I'd followed your footsteps to JL Croydon. Your warmth, refreshing honesty, quirkiness and humour will live long in the memories of those who were lucky enough to know you Paul. Thank you.

Kate Broadhurst

16.10.2020

No one ever made me laugh as much as you did. Our 18 months working directly together was just brilliant! I’m smiling now just reflecting on the many good times we had as colleagues and subsequently great friends. You’ve had such a positive impact on so many lives Paul. You will be so missed. Much love always from Tim, Tom and I. Rest in peace x

Gill and Laura

15.10.2020

We were so sad to hear of your passing, Paul. I still have such fond memories of many a naughty weekend back in the day with you and Terry. RIPartyingP, Paul. Much love X X

Isabella Miller

15.10.2020

Thank you Paul for being a truly amazing person. Thanks to your good advice I have never lost a phone charger on my travels! You have been the most wonderful friend and workmate over the years.

Liz Mihell

15.10.2020

Paul
A fantastic friend and colleague.
Always honest, straightforward, caring, committed, and fun. Paul got the best out of so many people and so many situations.
You will be much-missed.
Thank you for being you and rest peacefully
Liz x

Hazel Tierney

15.10.2020

It was a privilege to know and work with you Paul. Your were such great fun and always offered the most sound steer and advice. You will be sadly missed, sending this with much love x

Mark Stanbridge

15.10.2020

It was an absolute pleasure to know you Paul, loved our conversations and more importantly your sense of humour. You will be sadly missed by many.

Rita Grigg

14.10.2020

A bright shining light. The world will be dimmer without you

RIP Paul X

Maggie Porteous

14.10.2020

Paul - you will be missed by so many, having left an impact on everyone you knew. I LOVED working with you!. Right back from the good old days in PJ’s to when you reached your dream job of Head of Branch at Leicester. But particularly the times together in Head Office - and especially those Monday evenings! You worked so hard, were so skilled, but always made everything so much FUN! The later it got in the evening, the naughtier you got!
Thank you for being such a wonderful colleague, passionate partner, and inspirational leader. You will be sorely missed, but never forgotten.

Karen Lord

14.10.2020

I will always remember the early morning coffees in Costa (in a takeaway mug of course!!) in whatever part of the country we were in for our Selling meetings. Being with you just meant so much fun and laughter would be had - thank you for all of your wonderful support
You will be forever missed Paul xx

SUZANNE BOYLE

14.10.2020

Paul
Hadn't seen you on years but will always remember sitting in the coffee shop before work with you and Terry.
Fly high my friend.
Suzanne
Xxxx

Kim Morris

14.10.2020

Dear Paul, such a kind and gentle man. It was a privilege to know you and to work alongside you. Rest in peace
Kim Morris

Olivia Hicks

14.10.2020

I could never put into words how sad I am (and I can imagine many other people are) that you aren’t here anymore. You are one of the greatest people to walk this earth and you brightened up so many lives. You shined and sparkled up my life from the day I was born and you made me feel what real love was. Thank you for all the happiness and craziness you brought into my life, I’ll love you forever and I’ll dance away to our song for you xx

Barbara Roddis

14.10.2020

Farewell darling Paul, sorry never got to see you before you left us, will always remember all the laughs we had, and working with you in Peter Jones! Goodbye RIP. Lots of love Barbara.xxxxxx

Barry Matheson

14.10.2020

I had the great pleasure of knowing Paul for many years and the absolute privilege of being his last boss. We laughed with each other, we laughed at each other. We swore at the world and we swore at each other! Always from a place of deep respect on my part for the wonderful JLP Partner and deeply caring person that Paul was.

Paul - you will be very dearly missed.

Barry

David Barford

14.10.2020

Paul you will be so sadly missed by so many friends and work colleagues. I will always remember our first meeting in my induction in Edinburgh and you let me know in no uncertain terms that my shop floor standards were not good enough! I knew then that given the opportunity I wanted you in my team!
You became my right hand man when I was appointed DSO Region B and I made sure you came with me to London & South. Never one to hold back your honest forthright views you became a good friend and an indispensable colleague God bless RIP David Barford

Jamie Wishart

14.10.2020

I didn't know you for long, but you left a big impact Paul. Rest in peace, your humour and sense of fun will stay with me x

Nina

14.10.2020

Paul, didn’t get to work with you massively long but what a privilege it was to know you. Always so funny, always offering me a cheese scone, & truly your most authentic self at all times. Such sad news about your transitioning but I know your in a much better place and at peace. Love to your family. Will miss you.

Rhonda

14.10.2020

So sorry love Rhonda, Paul, Iris and Vince

David Cooper

14.10.2020

Working with Paul was great fun and a privilege, especially on the 8th floor at JL Victoria.
From knowing every Victoria Wood line, making the most hilarious comments or quick remarks of his own always made me laugh, including “What’s going on? Is that in fashion? & You want it!” will always bring back fond memories........X

Jill Dewar

14.10.2020

A privilege to have known you and always fun...

Graham Foote

14.10.2020

It was a privilege to know and work with you.
We had a laugh and you always managed to make work fun and not to take things to seriously no matter how challenging the situation.
Your larger than life personality and positive outlook was always an inspiration.
May you rest in peace.

Jonathan Field

14.10.2020

With memories of a trusted and respected work colleague. Rest in peace Paul.

Alison Smith

13.10.2020

Thinking of all the laughs and jokes we shared in the office in JLV. And the hand sanitiser - you should have bought shares! With love, Alison Smith


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