Good question. He was an all round good guy. In his time he was a civil servant, local councillor, founder of the Old Kilpatrick Summer Camp, organiser of the Old Kilpatrick Gala, Community Council member (including secretary and chair) and a host of other things.
The links below will give you a better idea of who my father was, and what he did with his life. He touched the life of many people and I think most of them would agree that he made Old Kilpatrick a better place while he was alive.