The death has been announced of Les Smith, a former resident of Church Close, Hoxne. He was aged 84.
A very kindly gent, Les served for many years with Suffolk County Council Education Department in Ipswich as a science advisor.
Mr and Mrs Smith were members of the gardening club, The Friends of the Church and the former Theatre Club in Hoxne.
The final part of Les’ life was spent in Overstrand. He is survived by his wife Kay.