Tony Heeks Funeral Arrangements


Following the sad news that long-serving CPSA Director Tony Heeks passed away last week, please see the following letter from his widow, Linda Heeks, regarding his funeral arrangements:

This is an open invitation for you to attend Tony’s Celebration of Life.

Tuesday, 28th September 2021

12 noon. Will friends and relatives please meet at Huddersfield Crematorium, 64 Fixby Road, Huddersfield, HD2 2JF, for a celebration clap with friends and relatives.

12.15 pm Funeral Service

Please note Tony’s specific wishes, that this day should be a joyous occasion and that all attendees should wear bright colours and England Team members are kindly requested to wear England Team uniform.
When attending the service please wear a face covering to respect Tony’s wishes. 

1.30 p.m. Celebration drink and toast at The Huntsman Inn, Greenfield Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, HD9 3XF. Master of Ceremonies and Compère Guy Bond will be hosting “Just a minute” where Tony’s friends will be invited to say anything humorous about Tony. Please let me know if you would like to speak.

Followed by
2.30 p.m. Celebration buffet at The Huntsman Inn with friends.

For catering purposes please kindly email me directly on to advise me of your attendance and any dietary requirements by 12th September 2021.

I appreciate that some of you will be travelling a great distance to attend, if you need overnight accommodation, rooms (and dog friendly rooms) are available at The Huntsman Inn, Greenfield Road, Holmfirth HD9 3XF. Bookings via the website
Telephone: 01484 850205

In lieu of flowers, donations if wished may be given for Guide Dogs for the Blind c/o Radcliffe Funeral Service, 16 Westgate, Honley, Holmfirth, HD9 6AA, online at or a donation box will be available at the service and at The Huntsman Inn.

I hope that you can join me to help celebrate Tony’s life.

Kind regards,
Linda Heeks