It is with great sadness that we learned of the death last Wednesday of Cambridgeshire Badminton stalwart Ken Verney.
Ken was President of the Cambridgeshire Badminton Association, having been involved for many decades, and was a familiar presence at County senior and junior events before his failing health prevented him from attending.
Ken lead the County with a passion for the sport and the players, and was a constant inspiration for those involved. With his wife Jocelyn, he was still accompanying the junior squad to ICT in Nottingham right up until the last time Cambridgeshire were represented in 2012. His dedication was unparalleled.
There will be a crematorium service for the committal on Thursday 6 April at 1.30pm:
West Chapel, Cambridge City Crematorium, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, CB3 0JJ
This will be followed by a memorial service to celebrate his life at 2.30pm:
St Peter’s Church, School Lane, Barton, CB23 7BE
Limited parking is available at the Church. However, there is further parking at the Recreation Ground on the High Street (opposite Mailes Close) and from 2pm at the White Horse Inn.
Afterwards all are welcome to join family and friends at:
The White Horse Inn, 118 High Street, Barton, Cambridge, CB23 7BG
Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Ken are being received for St Peter’s Church Barton, Cancer Research UK and The Royal British Legion. Donations can be made on the day (when gift aid envelopes will be available) or sent to Willingham Funeral Services, 14 Berrycroft, Willingham, Cambridge CB24 9JX.