RICHMOND: Eric

Died on 2 November 2013, aged 92:  Woodthorpe Golf Club flew its flag at half-mast for respected member Eric Richmond, a butcher who built up a successful business with seven shops across the district, including Busy Corner, and a factory in Ossett. He was a member at Woodthorpe for more than 50 years and the club has a competition trophy named after him. Mr Richmond was born in Soothill and went to school in Ossett. He followed in his father Replica watches uk Harry’s footsteps, opening a butcher’s shop in Upton after the Second World War, when he served in the RAF’s Bomber Command. He became well known in York where he attended markets each Monday and he was also invited to be a judge at the Royal Smithfield Club’s livestock shows. He retired in 1993, the business being carried on by his sons. The funeral was at Kettlethorpe Crematorium on November 12 followed by a wake at Sandal Rugby Club.

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