John Rodda: funeral details

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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