It is believed Ron died following a stroke. The funeral took place at Bournemouth North Cremetorium on Wednesday 8th July.
Any donations, in favour of the RNLI, can be sent to the funeral directors Harry Tomes Ltd., Barham House, 31-33 Tower Road, Boscombe BH1 4LA.
Ron is survived by his son Terry and daughter Carol Hobbs who contacted Gerry Oliver with the information.
Ron suggested some time ago that he would surprise us by an unexpected visit to W.O.G.S. but never got round to it.