The funeral for John Rodda, the former athletics and boxing correspondent of The Guardian, who died on Tuesday, will be on Friday March 13 at 1.30pm in Trull Church, a couple of miles outside Taunton.
No flowers, please. Donations, if desired, in memory of John may be sent to: Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton
TA1 3HN to be divided between St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice, Marie Curie Cancer Care and The Clovermarle Stroke Club. Cheques made payable to: Taunton Funeral Service Donation Account. Inquiries: Mark Kelloway, c/o TFS. Tel: 01823 321077.
There will be refreshments afterwards in the adjoining memorial hall. Anyone intending to attend, please advise Jeremy Alexander by Wednesday morning.
Details of a likely memorial service in London to follow.
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