A service of thanksgiving was held at St Mary’s Church, Bloxham on Monday October 6, where the current TTBS Trustees and the Board of Management were represented by TTBS general manager Ivan Savage, past trustee John Huckman and the directors of Wyckham Blackwell Ltd, who also serve on the Midlands TTBS Committee.

W. Denis Butler was national vice-president/treasurer in 1981 and national president in 1982, and served the Society as a trustee from 1992-2006. He was also involved with the Midlands Region TTBS for many years and was regional president in 1980.

As proprietor and chairman of Wyckham Blackwell Ltd Hampton in Arden near Solihull, he will be remembered with great affection by all who came in contact with him.