Dr Trevor Ford OBE

Posted by lcb14 at Mar 02, 2017 10:15 AM |
Many of our alumni will remember and been taught by Dr Trevor Ford OBE and we have learnt, with great regret, of his death on 22 February 2017.
Dr Trevor Ford OBE

Dr Trevor Ford OBE

Trevor was a great character and passionate about Geology. He was appointed to the Geology Department in 1952 and retired in 1989 - continuing to be regular visitor to the department until recently. In 1997 Trevor was awarded an OBE for his services to geology and to caving. He was passionate about the geology of the Peak District and played in key role in recognising the importance of the Precambrian fossil Charnia masoni discovered in Leicestershire.

Trevor's funeral will take place at 11am on Thursday 9th March, at the South Leicester crematorium, Foston Road, Countesthorpe, Leicester. There will be refreshments afterwards at The Old Horse pub, 198 London Road (opposite Victoria Park) Leicester LE2 1NE. Family flowers only, but donations to either Rainbows childrens hospice, or to the Derbyshire Cave Rescue Organisation - these can be sent/handed to the undertakers, or you can go to their website at www.ajadkinsonandson.com and there is a page for donations.

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