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Sad Sad Passing
erick richardson (IP Logged)
18 May, 2018 08:20
For those people who do not visit the Coventry Rugby website a sad note to report, Mr Jim Ashby and fantastically loyal supporter and benefactor to the club sadly passed away recently. I am sure that we ALL send our heart felt condolences to his wife Gloria and the family at this very difficult time. Funeral arrangements are as follows: 10.00am Meriden Church.... 11.00am Canley Crematorium .... 11.45 BPA .... RIP "GENTELMAN JIM"

 
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OldNick (IP Logged)
18 May, 2018 09:42
Eric,
Agreed, a sad loss.
You’ve posted the funeral details, except for one point. Which day is it?

 
Jean H
Re: Sad Sad Passing
Jean H (IP Logged)
18 May, 2018 10:16
Thursday 31st May.

 
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Kimbo (IP Logged)
18 May, 2018 10:30
Jim seemed to be a fixture at the club for so long. Will be missed.

 
Mick J Shaw
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Mick J Shaw (IP Logged)
18 May, 2018 12:58
Could one of the outside bars or a hospitality rooms be named after gentleman Jim

 
erick richardson
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erick richardson (IP Logged)
18 May, 2018 14:26
Good spot Nick, but Jean has it right Thursday May 31st

Thanks Everyone

 
timdouglas1
Re: Sad Sad Passing
timdouglas1 (IP Logged)
18 May, 2018 15:06
I was told Jim was one of the main people responsible for helping keep the club afloat, and of his genuine affection for the club. Very sad news indeed, and such a shame he will not be here to watch his beloved club in the Championship once again

 
John Butler
Re: Sad Sad Passing
John Butler (IP Logged)
19 May, 2018 21:12
I was so sad to hear the news of Jim's passing.
A lovely, unassuming man, who never sought the accolades, but who quietly did so much in so many ways for Coventry Rugby.
I am even more saddened that at the time of his funeral, I will not be local & will therefore miss it.


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