IN MEMORY OF Jim Reed 1948 – 2022

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Colchester Rovers member, TTer and club stalwart Jim Reed at the age of 74

Jim, a lifelong cyclist passed away on the 8th of September 2022 following a short battle with MND.

On behalf of the whole club, we would like to offer Jim’s family and friends our deepest sympathy and sincere condolences for their loss. Our thoughts are with Elspeth and Roly at this challenging time.


Jim’s funeral will be at Weeley Crematorium on Wednesday 5th October at 10.15 am and is an open invitation.

The family requests no flowers but would welcome donations to the MND Association or RSPB, c/o the Harwich and Dovercourt Independent Funeral Directors.

Jim’s family have requested that as cycling was such an enormous part of Jim’s life there would be no better way of celebrating Jim than the club organising a ride-out to the funeral.

If possible, they would like some of us to meet at Tendring in Rovers kit and then ride on to Weeley in the funeral cortege. This will be organised via the member’s Facebook Group. Please check the group for further arrangements. It is expected that the meeting point would be the car park just behind Tendering Primary School where our Club 10 normally meets.

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