Flags will be flown at
half-mast in Rugby on Thursday in memory of a former Freeman and
A civic funeral will be held
in memory of Horace Stephens, who died last week.
Mr Stephens became a Freeman
of the Borough in 1986 and was a Mayor of the former Rugby Borough in
He served as a councillor in
the town from 1960 to 1990.
The funeral will be held at St
Andrew’s parish church in Rugby at 11.30am on Thursday.
The Mayor and councillors will
process in robes to the church behind the hearse via Evreux Way and
Traffic in the area will be
halted by police and the borough flag will be flown at half-mast.
of the public are invited to attend the service, where Cyril Orland,
who is also a Freeman of the Borough, will pay tribute to Mr
Stephens’ record of serving the community