Barry Thornton

Many longstanding Oxonian members will remember Barry who passed away peacefully at home with his family around him on 8th September. He is survived by his wife Mo, daughter Kay and grandchildren Rebecca and Christopher. Barry was a lifelong member of Oxonian CC from 1947 until his death at the age of 88. During the fifties Barry held club time trial records from 10miles through to 12 hours and organising the National 25 miles championship in 1965.

Barry’s funeral will take place at the Oxford Crematorium on Monday 4th October at 11.00am.  A full obituary will be published in a future edition of The Oxford Cyclist. Club President Mick Bowen 01865 761210 can supply further details. On behalf of all Oxonians who knew Barry we send our condolences to the family.

David Hanson Chairman.

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