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Alan Simpson OBE
Published: 21-02-2017 at 14:28
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Famous Scriptwriter Alan Simpson’s funeral will take place on Monday, 27th February 2017.

There will be a horse and carriage procession leaving his cottage at 12 noon which will travel via Percy Road and down Station Road, past his regular haunts, finishing at The Beveree, Hampton & Richmond Borough Football Club, Beaver Close, Station Road, Hampton, TW12 2BX.

 

There will then follow a farewell ceremony conducted on the football pitch by The Reverend Martin Morgan, starting at 12.45 p.m., after which a private graveside burial will take place attended only by family members of Alan and his script writing partner, Ray Galton.

 

The club welcome members of the public to attend the ceremony but no seating or parking can be guaranteed. There will be standing room on the covered terrace.

 

Those wishing to attend the service should arrive by 12.15 p.m. at the latest.

 

Anyone wishing to make a donation to charity in memory of Alan, cheques only please payable to one of the following charities:

 

BRITISH LUNG FOUNDATION

THE ROY CASTLE LUNG CANCER FOUNDATION

AGE UK

 

Post cheques to: P. Boast & Son, 36 Eastworth Road, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 8DW.

 


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