Brian Fletcher (1949 – 2017) was born in Perivale in West London on 14 August, the eldest of two boys. He worked firstly in his parents’ shop and then, when it was sold, as a taxi driver until his retirement. He enjoyed spending time with his family and was a lifelong Chelsea fan. Brian married wife Barbara when he was twenty-one and they remained together until his death. They had three children, Michael, Graham, and Joanne, and four grandchildren.