He was the headmaster of FBS from it’s establishment through to his retirement in 1988. He spent the latter years of his life in the Dorset village of Burton Bradstock.
He died peacefully at Somerleigh Court Nursing Home, Dorchester on Monday 24th October 2016 aged 90 years. Sympathies to his wife Jean, and his children Mark, John, Rachel and Paul. His funeral service took place at Weymouth Crematorium on Tuesday 8th November at 4.00 pm.