THE funeral of Will Townsend, the ?Father of modern time trialling?, who died recently on his 102nd birthday, will be on Wednesday, June 13, at 1 pm. It will take place at Breakspear Crematorium South Ruislip in West London.

A reception will be held afterwards at “The Plough”, Bury Street, a short walk from the crematorium.

Family flowers only. Donations can be made to Calibre, Aylesbury, Bucks HP22 5XQ. Calibre provide tapes for the blind and partially sighted persons.