CYRIL Osborne, of Centre Drive, Newmarket, died at West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds, on September 17 after a short illness. He was 82.
Born in Newmarket, he was called up for National Service aged 18 and served in Germany.
A cycle mechanic by trade, Mr Osborne, who is survived by his wife Irene, played football for Newmarket Town in his younger days.
His funeral was held at Christchurch, Newmarket, on September 26 and the Rev Sheila MacInally conducted the service.
Chief mourners were: Irene Osborne (widow), Frances Thake, Kevin Foreman, Inga Osborne, June Foreman, Albert Foreman, Christine Brown, Philip Brown, Keith Sangster, Julia Sangster, C Barrit, N Barrit and A Barrit.
Other mourners were: Harry Claydon, Kay and Roy May, Eva Willbye, Mr and Mrs D Jonas, Ray and Mary Sharpe, Joy Reeve, Joyce Day, Helen Simpson (rep Mrs D Newman), Colin and Edna King, Eva Wallace (Martin, Lorraine and family), Eileen and Malcolm Rees, Norma Trevenna, Sylvia and Martin King, Marjorie and Norman Cobbum, George Ginn (Ruth Ginn), Frank Timmins (Margaret Timmins), John and Jean Palmer, Peter Lee, Jackie Poole, June Chamberlain, Derek Barsby, John Potter (Violet Potter), Mr and Mrs B Pearce, Pamela Claydon (Fred Claydon), Helen Southern, Lucy Southern and Christine and Brian Cawte.