Eddie Benson, MBE

It is with sadness that York RA announce the death of one of our long-serving members, Eddie Benson, MBE (services to the Community in Haxby & Wigginton).

Eddie had previously served as our Training Officer and started the Youth Section some 20 years ago.

Eddie’s funeral is at St Mary’s Church, Haxby on 1 Sept at 12 noon.

The Press published an article about Eddie which can be found at: http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/15486350.Champion_of_young_people_dies__aged_82/

On the York RA website Eddie is remembered as the first recipient of the Chairman’s Award in 1990-91

http://www.yorkreferee.co.uk/york-ra/hall-of-fame/

Our thoughts are with Eddie’s friends and family at this sad time.

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