He kept Long Sutton safe for over 40 years
Loving tributes have been paid to retired firefighter Roy Shipley who dedicated more than 40 years of his life to serving the people of Long Sutton and the surrounding area.
Mr Shipley, who lived in Long Sutton all his life, sadly passed away on September 16, a week after suffering a fall at his home. He was 88.
He is survived by daughters Debra Bath and Lisa Flaxman, both of Ashwell, in Hertfordshire, three grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.
Mr Shipley was well known in Long Sutton where he joined the National Fire Service during the war years as a runner. When it disbanded in 1948... read more
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