The funeral for Steve Richards, the former Sun football reporter, will take place at 1.15pm on Monday October 7 at Leatherhead Crematorium, Randalls Park, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 0AG.
There will be a wake afterwards at Pickering House, Ribblesdale, Roman Road, Dorking RH4 3EX.
Richards, who was 84, died in September after suffering a heart attack.
Richards, who was born in Derby, started his career with Raymond’s News Agency there before moving on to the sports department of the Derby Evening Telegraph. He left there to become chief footballer writer for the Daily Herald and its successor, The Sun.
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