Funeral of rugby stalwart

Reg Turner
Reg Turner

FUNERAL details for the former president of West Hartlepool Rugby Club have been announced.

Reg Turner, who was 81, died suddenly following the end of West’s last home game on Saturday.

He was on his way back to the club house for a drink when he collapsed in the car park and died shortly afterwards.

His funeral will take place at St Luke’s Church, Tunstall Avenue, Hartlepool, on Friday, March 9, at 11am.

It will be followed by cremation at Stranton Grange.

Reg was the president, lifelong member and a former long-serving player of West Hartlepool Rugby Club.