I hadn't actually seen or spoken to him for some time (my fault for not being active on the bands of late), but many years ago he was the manager of a TV shop where I worked. That was well before he got his amateur radio icence, and before he went self employed as a jobbing joiner-cum-handyman.
We spent happy times enjoying Guy and Cath's hospitality for little xmas get-togethers over the years
Although the church was fairly full I was a little surprised how few amateurs attended, I counted only four including myself.
Farewll mate, I can truly say he was one of the 'nice Guys'
(The grandsons have grown uop a lot since that photo was taken)