From Jonathan's Family:
Jonathan cemented the family’s long association with the remote end of the Ardnamurchan peninsula by moving there, and making the shop and community his life. That association started when, as children, the family visited Kilchoan and Sanna during many summer holidays. The ferry, the shop, the (working) lighthouse and that sandy bay remain a fond memory for us all. It was Jonathan’s favourite area of Scotland. He introduced Susanne to its delights and she was also charmed, agreeing it was worth the struggle and upheaval to make the move north.
Jonathan was never one to be put off by set backs, changing course when he realised something was impossible, but never giving up if he could see a way through. He was always willing to help others, even at his own expense, if he thought he could make a difference.
Thank you to everyone who has sent messages of sympathy. We would especially like to thank all those who helped Susanne care for Jonathan. They did far more than was expected of them and made such a difference.
Jonathan’s funeral service will be at 2pm on Wednesday, in Ardnamurchan Parish Church. You are all welcome to join us to remember him and say farewell.
Photographs taken in Orsmaigbeg this morning.