id334-Geoff Davis 1932-2005

Written by DB   

GEOFFREY RICHARD VERNON DAVIS 1932-2005

The Club is deeply sad to have to report the death of Geoff Davis on November 29th. Geoff had been unwell for some two years,but passed away peacefully at an hospice in Cambridgeshire,at the age of 73.

He had first become involved with Club athletics just after WW2 when he joined Polytechnic Harriers,then based at Chiwick,as a sprinter. Moving to New Malden,he subsequently became a staunch member of Surrey AC,based at Norbiton Track and was to involve himself thoroughly in their activities. He was General Secretary for many years ,was elected a Vice-President and involved himself in every sphere including team management.He was also President of Belgrave following the merger with Surrey AC's Men. He was also very much a County man and was honoured with a Life Vic-Presidency for his services to Surrey AAA.

When his job with Pearl Assurance took him to Peterborough,he was soon similarly involved with Peterborough AC and with Cambridgeshire AAA. He served terms as Chairman of both bodies and was also the Officials Secretary of that County up until some 12 months ago.

We extend our deepest sympathies to his wife,Moira,and to his children Tim,Ann and Nicky.

The funeral will take place on Friday,December 9th at Holy Trinity Church,The Village,Orton Longueville,Peterborough at 1.45 pm.

About

  • 1985

    Our Humble Beginnings

    We are one of the biggest and friendliest athletics clubs in London and compete across a huge array of leagues, events and championships and have athletes of literally all standards and ages and across all events.

  • Inclusion

    Whether you are an 8 year old novice, a senior international or a “more mature” athlete looking to get back into the sport – we can help you achieve your goals.

  • Coaches for All

    We cater for runners, jumpers, throwers and multi-eventers on the track, in the field, on the roads or over the country and are based at Kingsmeadow in Kingston-upon-Thames (KT1 3PB). We'll be very happy to help you with your sport – so please just get in touch and we'll do all we can to assist.

  • Be Part
    Of Our
    Story!

Our Amazing Team

Bilen Ahmet

Jack Petchey Coordinator

Camilla Thrush

Club General Secretary
Club Merchandise
Disability Co-ordinator
Database Data Controller
Development Team
Club Coaches

Chris Dack

Web Admin

Gareth Cook

NAL Men’s Field Captain
Surrey Coach Mentor – Hammer
Surrey Men’s Team Manager

Gillian Libretto

Membership Secretary
Competition Vest supplier

Les Hatton

Interim Chair

Pat Logan

Coaching Coordinator

Peter Shilling

Peter Shilling
President & UKA Technical Official

Richard Holt

Head Coach
Website Content Admin

 

Contact Us