BLAND RAYMOND ARTHUR of Drinkstone. Passed away peacefully at home after a long illness bravely borne on December 22, 2018, aged 89 years. Much loved husband to Vera, dad to Christine, Vanessa, Sue and Jane grandad to Melanie, Ben, Tom, Josh, Sam and Holly. Great-grandad to Bethany and Millie. Will be hugely missed. Funeral at All Saints Church, Drinkstone on Friday, January 18, 2019, at 12 noon. Not too much black preferred. Family flowers only but donations to Marie Curie and/or Cancer Research UK c/o. L Fulcher, 80 Whiting Street, Bury st Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1NX.