We are sad to announce that former Committee Member Tom Williams passed away this weekend.TomwaswiththeClubformanyyearsandduringthattimeundertookseveraldutiesfromstandingonthegate, undertakingmaintenance,cookingfoodforplayersandspectatorsandmostlywillbeknownforrunningthebar up until the year before COVID.Tom,fatherofourChairmanGarry,retiredfromtheCommitteewhenheleftthebarbutwouldstillbeseenona matchday lending a hand and offering advice while enjoying a well earned half of cider which was always ‘in’.Afterbattlingwithillnessforthelast12monthswelearnedthesadnewsyesterdaythathepassedaway peacefully in Prince Charles Hospital. Tom will be sadly missed by all who knew him and our thoughts are with Garry and his family at this difficult time.We will be holding a minutes silence on Saturday before our games in tribute to Tom. Funeral details will be announced in due course.Rest In Peace Tom - your half of Symonds Cider will always be ‘in’.
WearesadtoannouncethatformerCommittee Member Tom Williams passed away this weekend.TomwaswiththeClubformanyyearsandduringthat timeundertookseveraldutiesfromstandingonthe gate,undertakingmaintenance,cookingfoodfor playersandspectatorsandmostlywillbeknownfor running the bar up until the year before COVID.Tom,fatherofourChairmanGarry,retiredfromthe Committeewhenheleftthebarbutwouldstillbeseen onamatchdaylendingahandandofferingadvice whileenjoyingawellearnedhalfofciderwhichwas always ‘in’.Afterbattlingwithillnessforthelast12monthswe learnedthesadnewsyesterdaythathepassedaway peacefully in Prince Charles Hospital. Tomwillbesadlymissedbyallwhoknewhimandour thoughtsarewithGarryandhisfamilyatthisdifficult time.WewillbeholdingaminutessilenceonSaturday before our games in tribute to Tom. Funeral details will be announced in due course.RestInPeaceTom-yourhalfofSymondsCiderwill always be ‘in’.