Al & Gertrud
Alastair Lomas-Walker
  • 42 years old
  • Date of birth: Jul 14, 1967
  • Place of birth:
    Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Date of passing: Nov 2, 2009
  • Place of passing:
    Durban, KwaZuluNatal, South Africa
Let the memory of Alastair be with us forever

This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Alastair Lomas-Walker, 42, born on July 14, 1967 and passed away on November 2, 2009. We will remember him forever.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Cindy Goudge on 2nd November 2016

"Forever Missed -   Never forgotten. Not a day goes by without your  mischievous ways jumping into my thoughts at some stage of the day  and of course bringing a smile despite the sadness.   You are so missed and will live on in all our hearts always.  Cindy & T"

This tribute was added by Murray Lomas-Walker on 2nd November 2016

"Seven years ago today we lost you. With the passing of time, the pain of separation is harder to bear, not easier.  You remain always in our thoughts and hearts.  Our love for you can never die.

Mum & Dad  xxx"

This tribute was added by G L-W on 6th October 2016

"i carry your heart with me (i carry it in my heart)
i am never without it (anywhere i go you go, my dear; and whatever is done by only me is your doing,my darling)
                                                 i fear
no fate (for you are my fate, my sweet)
i want no world (for beautiful you are my world,my true)

[ ]

i carry your heart (i carry it in my heart)

EE Cummings"

This tribute was added by G L-W on 17th July 2016

"Beloved beautiful man, you are always with me."

This tribute was added by Derek Moir on 16th July 2016

"Alastair was my cousin. Although we lived a long way from each other, whenever we saw each other or spoke on the phone or exchanged an email the closeness we shared was tangible. I particularly remember going for a run with him when we were visiting Durban one time. He was not just a cousin but my friend. I'm not much of a believer of religion so I will continue to remember and treasure those wonderful moments we shared in his life. Derek Moir"

This tribute was added by Shaaista Limbada on 14th July 2016

"I never had the privilege of meeting this fine man and attorney, but I got to learn about him from one of his best mates, Craig, since the early days of my articles in 2008. Today, as he does ever so often, Craig shared some of his awesome memories of Al, and we celebrated the memory of him. Al is always remembered by us. Xx"

This tribute was added by Murray Lomas-Walker on 14th July 2016

"Dearest Son.  Mum and I think of you especially on this the 49th anniversary of your birth.  We continue to love and miss you as we both will do as long as we live.  Dad. xxx"

This tribute was added by Alberto Carnelli on 25th January 2016

"Hi Alastair, I cannot remember the last time I saw you but I was very saddened about your passing. Anyway, I just uploaded some photos of us from the good 'ol days at Clifton.
(By the way, I'm the one holding the rugby ball)"

This tribute was added by Murray Lomas-Walker on 2nd November 2015

"It is six years ago today that Alastair died.  We continue to mourn his loss which has left a void in our lives that will never be filled. We treasure the happy memories and are grateful for the good times that we shared with him. Our deep love for him will never die! Mum & Dad. xxx"

This tribute was added by Jay Naicker on 30th October 2015

"2015/11/02 :  6 years ago we lost an amazing, awesome boss. A wonderful kind gentleman with whom I had the privilege of working for, from  the inception of his firm. A hardworking, pedantic and sometimes demanding boss, a man of exceptional integrity, was compassionate , caring and generous. His sense of humour, funny office antics, quirky moments and laughter are still talked about. Remembering  your mischievous "boss" smile still brings many a smile. Always remembered .  
"RIP  BOSS""

This tribute was added by Cindy Goudge on 14th July 2015

"Alastair your light shines even brighter in our hearts with the 48th candle.  You are in our thoughts daily and remembering your mischievous ways still manages to bring a smile amongst the sadness.  
I will have a glass of Zinfandel for you later. x Cindy"

This tribute was added by Marc Goudge on 14th July 2015

"Miss you Buddy!"

This tribute was added by Ulrike Payer on 14th July 2015

"Unfortunalety I didn`t know Alastair, but the way you talk about him, dear Murray, shows that he was a wonderful and extraordinary person..... I`m with you and your family, understanding your pain so well. Let us keep going on, our beloved people will wait....."

This tribute was added by Kevin Sheel on 14th July 2015

"Remembering a very special person --- with much fondness. thainking of you Gertrud, Murray, Gill and Iain. Sharing your pain and also the really great memories. Let those eclipse the sadness we have - I had the privilege  of knowing him since he was 18 .... and it has been a blessing. I look for forward to the day when I will see him again ........"

This tribute was added by Murray Lomas-Walker on 14th July 2015

"Happy birthday to our dear Alastair.  We remember you every day and miss you terribly.  Love always from your bereft Mum & Dad xxx"

This tribute was added by Iain Lomas-Walker on 14th July 2015

"Happy 48th birthday Al. I miss you every day still."

This tribute was added by G L-W on 14th July 2015

"To dearest Murray and Gill, thank you for your precious son born today, and also to dearest Iain, for the incredible man he became. Loyal, fierce, a fighter for the underdog, an incredible intellect, humble, fiery, contradictory, the love of my life."

This tribute was added by Iain Lomas-Walker on 2nd November 2014

"I cherish the memories Boykie. x"

This tribute was added by Murray Lomas-Walker on 2nd November 2014

"Five years ago today we lost you, dearest Alastair.               Remembering you is easy, we do it everyday.
It's the heartache of losing you that will never go away.
Love always.
Mum & Dad xxx"

This tribute was added by Cindy Goudge on 15th July 2014

"Alastair your presence is still so strong and not a day has gone by  when you are haven't been in our thoughts.  We miss your ongoing banter and mischievous ways sorely but the beautiful memories of you will never fade.  X Cindy, Pola and Fat Tanzi"

This tribute was added by Kevin Sheel on 14th July 2014

"remembering Al on his birthday - fond memories of some great times. The fun, the jokes, the serious side  - I miss you Al. Kevin and all the S
Sheels"

This tribute was added by Murray Lomas-Walker on 14th July 2014

"On this, your 47th birthday, we especially mourn for you, our dear son, and continue to miss you painfully and cherish your memory. Love you always. Mum & Dad xxx"

This tribute was added by Iain Lomas-Walker on 13th July 2014

"You would have been 47 tomorrow Boykie (Bastille Day). We'll raise a toast to you as always and say a prayer for you. We love you always x"

This tribute was added by Iain Lomas-Walker on 2nd November 2013

"You are missed and loved Boykie."

This tribute was added by Murray Lomas-Walker on 2nd November 2013

"Four years ago today you left us, dearest Alastair.   Time does not heal the hurt. We miss you deeply."

This tribute was added by Craig Pilkington on 2nd November 2013

"Thank you for the enduring memories of a loyal and generous friend. Al you were an inspirational being."

This tribute was added by G L-W on 3rd October 2013

"We find your memory not the least diminished by the passage of time.

You are the most extraordinary person I have ever known. No words for how much you are missed and loved."

This tribute was added by Marc Goudge on 15th July 2013

"Miss you Al, Waxy's is just not the same without you."

This tribute was added by Jean Senogles on 14th July 2013

"Candle lit 14 July 2013.
Alastair, with that wicked sense of humour, you no longer tease Gertrud and then quickly check to see if you are being taken seriously with that quick sideways glance of yours! You are still sadly missed. J"

This tribute was added by G L-W on 14th July 2013

"You will not grow old, as we who are left grow old.
You can run and not grow weary.
You are so loved and longed for.
BC&G"

This tribute was added by G L-W on 3rd November 2012

"Place me like a seal over your heart, like a seal on your arm;
for love is as strong as death, its jealousy unyielding as the grave.
It burns like blazing fire, like a mighty flame.

Song of Solomon 8:6"

This tribute was added by Murray Lomas-Walker on 2nd November 2012

"Three years ago today you left us, dearest Al.  We miss you deeply and cherish your memory.  We love you always. Mum & Dad.
XXX"

This tribute was added by Siveshna Padayachee on 2nd November 2012

"Farewell...
Farewell to Thee! But not farewell
To all my fondest thoughts of Thee;
Within my heart they still shall dwell
And they shall cheer and comfort me.
(Anne Bronte) (1820 - 1849)
Miss you Alastair!"

This tribute was added by Stuart Fourie on 2nd November 2012

"Three years today and your absence is still felt. Miss you, chap."

This tribute was added by Marc Goudge on 2nd November 2012

"Will be having a quiet beer at Waxy's this evening to reflect on the fun and friendship that we shared. Miss you a lot."

This tribute was added by Catherine Classen on 2nd November 2012

"Three years has passed.... and Alastair is missed more than ever.  Thinking especially of Gertrud, Murray, Gill and Iain today.
Miss you Alastair."

This tribute was added by Marc Goudge on 2nd October 2012

"Alastair was a great mate and I really miss the many times we spent at Waxy's discussing business and any other topic that came to hand and generally having a good laugh.Every time I drive past Al's offices and Waxy's I think of him - miss you a lot my boy!"

This tribute was added by Cathy van der Walt on 5th July 2012

"Alastair was a friend that will never be forgotten.  He made me laugh when I was sad, was there to help me when I needed somebody.  I still remember most of the jokes he told me especailly the "attorney" jokes. I will never forget him and hope to meet him again one day and continue our friendship. Miss you a lot."

This tribute was added by Stuart Fourie on 16th May 2012

"Dear Lord, thank you for letting me share in Alastair’s life. I will remember his wit, his forthrightness, his ability to see problems from many perspectives, and the advice he generously dispensed when I needed it. I am sad that he is no longer with us here but I am grateful for the time we did spend together and look forward to catching up with him when you decide to call me home. Amen."

This tribute was added by Siveshna Padayachee on 8th May 2012

"Alastair was a truly great lawyer.  He is always spoken about & remembered fondly for his amazing office antics & his funny quirks. During the years that I worked for Alastair & with him as his partner, I had come to admire & respect him & most of all appreciate the knowledge he imparted to me. He was a man of exceptional intergrity & he is deeply missed today & will always be remembered!"

This tribute was added by G L-W on 2nd May 2012

"After the stillness finds you
After the winds of change
All that is good and true between us
This will remain the same.

Amy  Grant, "After The Fire.""

This tribute was added by Angela Blackbeard on 14th April 2012

"It was an extreme privilege for me to have had the opportunity to work for Alastair, an incredibly intelligent, fair and generous boss.  I will never forget his unique and infectious laugh which could be heard throughout the office as well as his great sense of humour. I have fond memories of our chats about our mutual love of running and will treasure his invaluable advice forever. RIP"

This tribute was added by Catherine Classen on 10th April 2012

"A wonderful, kind and generous boss. I couldn't have asked for better for the 5 years that I worked for Alastair.  He had a fantastic sense of humour and always made me laugh.  He was such an intelligent man and gave the best advice - which I truly miss.  Heaven has been blessed with an awesome man.  Miss you Alastair."

This tribute was added by Murray Lomas-Walker on 9th April 2012

"Alastair, was a beloved and wonderful son to Gill and me, brother to Iain and husband to Gertrud.  His tragic loss has created a dark and aching void in us that will never be filled.  We love him forever. XXX"


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