Mr Michael Inge-Innes-Lillingston (Chatham 77)

Michael, aged 62, passed away peacefully on 24 December 2021, after a hard-fought battle with cancer. He leaves a huge hole in the heart of all those who loved and knew him. 

Mr Thomas Tremlett (Chatham 65)

Tom died peacefully on 19th December 2021, aged 75, in Gloucestershire. Much loved, he will be greatly missed by his family, his dog Frida, and his many friends from the country, the City and beyond. A Small family funeral, followed by a memorial service to be held at Malmesbury Abbey, Malmesbury, Wiltshire on Thursday 28th April -11am.

Dr Peter Rossdale OBE (Temple 46) 

Peter, aged 94 died on 26 November 2021, following a short illness.

Loving husband of Mary and founder of the Newmarket Equine Veterinary Practice, Peter will be fondly remembered for his myriad contributions to the world of veterinary science, his brilliant mind and mentorship to many.

Brother to Dr Richard Rossdale (Temple 41) and Dr Douglas Rossdale (Temple 43), Father of Anthony Rossdale (Lyttelton 77), Uncle to Michael Rossdale (Lyttelton 73) and Andrew Rossdale (Lyttelton 79).

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Mr Guy Harvery (Grenville 69)

Guy died peacefully on 22nd November 2021 aged 71. Beloved husband of the late Henrietta. Father of Celia and George and grandfather of Mungo. Brother of Neil Harvey (Grenville 70). Private cremation. A thanksgiving service will be announced in due course. Family flowers only, please. If desired donations in memory may be given to City Music Foundation.

Mr David Pepper (Bruce 56)

David died peacefully on 20th November 2021, aged 83. Dearly loved husband of Alison and proud father of Michael, Andrew and Lucy and grandpa to Tom, Charlie, Jake, Adam, Sadie and Marcus. Private family burial. A service of thanksgiving for David's life will be held, in hopefully more Covid-free times, on Saturday, 9th April 2022 at noon at St Mary's Church, Redbourn. All welcome. If you would like to attend, please email the Old Stoic Office so that we can inform the family.

Mr John Bartlett CBE (Temple 45)

John died peacefully on 17th November 2021, aged 94, at home. Johnny was a much loved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and will be sadly missed. Funeral private. No flowers please but donations if desired to: Bartlett Maritime Research Centre and Library, National Maritime Museum, Cornwall.

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Mr Hugh Galton-Fenzi (Cobham 48)

Hugh sadly passed away on 16th November 2021, aged 91. Much-missed by wife Jennifer, daughter Fiona, family and friends.

Mr Richard Hamer (Grenville 53)

Richard, aged 86, passed away on Monday 1 November 2021, at home with his family. Dearly loved husband, father and grandfather. 

The Funeral took place at Oxford Crematorium, Bayswater Road, OX3 9RZ on Friday 19 November. Donations in his memory to Cancer Research UK, C/o Sandra Homewood Funerals, 5 The Parade, Windmill Road, Headington, OX3 7BL.

Mr Rodney Marcus (Cobham 66)

Old Stoic, Royal Hussars, passed away on Sunday 31 October 2021, with his devoted wife, Carla by his side. A valiant fight bravely born.

Funeral at Guilford Crematorium took place on 22 November. Donating to IFAW Wildlife Charity. Family flowers only.

*Member of the Roxburgh Society

Mr Giles Henry (Chatham 71)

Giles, Aged 68, sadly passed away on Tuesday 26 October 2021, having battled brain cancer for the last year. He is survived by his wife, Rosemary, brothers, Nicholas Henry (Chatham 69) and Angus Henry (Chatham 75)  .  

Mr David Archibald (Grafton 48)

David, aged 91, passed away suddenly at home on Monday 18 October 2021. Adored husband of Shirley. Loving father of Andrew, Claire and late son Ross.

A service of celebration of David's life took place on Friday 29 October at James Brown & Son's Funeral Directors in Belfast.

Mr Barry Eaglesfield (Temple 42)

Barry, aged 97, sadly passed away on Monday 18 October 2021.

Mr Bill Evans (Grafton 65)

Bill sadly passed away on 13 October 2021, aged 74. He is survived by his wife, Susie, and his children, Katharine, Charlotte and Thomas.

Mr Roger Rawcliffe (Former staff,1960-1980)

Roger sadly passed away in hospital from a blood complication, aged 87, on 7 October 2021. He leaves behind his wife Elizabeth and son James, daughter in law Gretel and grandsons, Matthew and David.

Mr Peter Presland (Grenville 48)

After a long illness, Peter, aged 91, sadly passed away on 6 October 2021.

Mr Simon Gregory (Walpole 77)

Simon, aged 62, sadly passed away on Tuesday 5 October. Older brother of Mr Hugh Gregory (Walpole 80) and Mr Ben Gregory (Walpole 83).  He leaves behind his wife Angela.

Col Charles Taylor MC (Bruce 46)

Charles, aged 92, sadly passed away on 4 October 2021. Charles enjoyed getting reacquainted with Stowe School when his grandson Harry Weiss (Walpole 2018) joined.

He took a keen interest in the Stowe House Preservation Trust and the final major restoration projects but sadly died before he was able to see it completed.

A Thanksgiving Service on 25 October will take place at St John the Baptist Church, Lea. Please contact William Bevan on 01989 562092 for details.

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Mr John Saunders (Grenville 52)

John, aged 87, sadly passed away on 16 September 2021, in Auckland, New Zealand. Brother of Mr Peter Saunders (Grenville 63)

Mr Neill Orr (Grenville 75)

Neil, aged 64, sadly passed away from pancreatic cancer.  He is survived by his wife, Cheryl and 3 children. Brother to Patrick Orr (Grenville 78)

Mr Thomas Storey (Chandos 61)

Tom aged 78, sadly passed away on 2 August 2021. He leaves behind his wife, Vicky and his four daughters.

Mr Ian Haynes (Chandos 54)

Ian, aged 86, sadly passed away in August after a long battle with prostate cancer and Parkinson's disease. 

Mr Alan Fyfe (Grafton 64)

Alan, aged 75, passed away peacefully on the 26 July 2021. Alan will be sorely missed by his family and many friends.


Donations, if desired, in memory of Alan can be made to the St Silvan’s Area Charity which was extremely close to his heart and he himself was heavily involved with it. Private family funeral only.


Funeral wake to be held on Thursday 9th September at 1pm, open to all who want to come and celebrate Alan’s life. For all information including details of the wake and charity donations please contact Ebbutt Funeral Service on Tel 01883 713767.

Mr Piers Plowright (Temple 56)

Piers, aged 83, sadly passed away on 23 July 2021. 

The radio legend Piers Plowright, a “true man of Hampstead”, had an illustrious BBC career and is remembered fondly for his warmth, curiosity and knack for unearthing hidden stories.

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Mr Mani Pesenti (Grenville 95)

Mani died suddenly in July 2021. The funeral took place on 28 July and many Old Stoics were in attendance.


Dr Colin Davies (Temple 51)

Colin, aged 88, sadly passed away on 15 July, having been taken in to hospital with double pneumonia. 

He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

Donations in his memory can be made to The Hospice of St Francis if desired.

*Member of the Roxburgh Society


Mr Will Monk (Temple 92)

Will sadly passed away suddenly on 30 June 2021, aged 46.


The funeral will take place at St Luke and St Teresa’s Church, South Street, Wincanton, BA9 9DH, on Friday 23rd July at 12 noon (Midday), followed by a wake at The Montague Inn, Shepton Montague, Wincanton, BA9 8JW. Please email the Old Stoic Office on if you would like to attend the service.


Will’s wife Claire, and sons, George and Archie have asked that instead of flowers those who want to do something special make a donation to Club Peloton (via JustGiving), a charity that was very close to Will’s heart.

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His Honour Judge Anthony Lewisohn (Cobham 43)

Anthony (Tony), aged 95, died peacefully at home on 19 June 2021. Husband of Lone, Father of Michael and Nicolas, Grandfather of Dylan, Indigo, Jack and Tess, and loved dearly by them all. 

Mr Roger Brown (Cobham 61)

Roger died peacefully, on 14 June 2021, at home with his wife, Mary beside him. 

Dr Marc Farah (Chatham 88)

Marc, aged 51, sadly passed away on 9th June 2021. Husband to Christina, Brother to Mr Toufic Farah (Chatham 82) and Mr Nicholas Farah (Chatham 84).

Mr Francis Shackleton (Walpole 58)

Francis aged 81, died peacefully on 27 May 2021 surrounded by his family. Husband of Angela, Father of Louise, James and Sarah and Grandpa to his six Grandchildren. 

Mr Christopher Lunt (Grafton 54)

Christopher aged 84, sadly passed away on 8 May 2021. He is survived by his wife, Barbara and his sons, Richard (Grafton 79) and Stephen (Grafton 82).

Mr Neil Rushton (Grafton 57)

Neil aged 83, passed away after a long illness on 8 May 2021, in Lima Peru. He will be sorely missed by his devoted wife Gaby, loving children Neil junior (Walpole 86), Marianne and Carol, and by his grandchildren, brother Andrew (Grafton 54), sister Susan and wider family.  

Mr Anthony Behrens (Chandos 68)

Anthony, aged 70, sadly passed away on 8 May 2021.

Mr Tim Barnett (Walpole 58)

Tim aged 81, sadly passed away on 1 May 2021, after battling prostate cancer. Beloved and cherished husband of Gerry, proud stepfather of Warren (and Sarah), Jeremy (and Jo) and special grandfather of Max, Darcy, Annabel and Will.

Mr Rick Hignett (Bruce 98)

After a long battle with bowel cancer, Rick sadly passed away at the beginning of May 2021.

Mr Steven Phillips (Lyttelton 71)

Steven aged 67, sadly passed away in April 2021.

Mr Adriano Leto (Cobham 82)

Adriano, aged 56, died peacefully at Trinity Hospice, Clapham Common on 29 April 2021.

He leaves behind his wife, Tatyana and their children Charis (18) and Oscar (14). Brother of Mr Nicky Leto (Cobham 76) and Mr Rani Leto (Cobham 85).

Mr Rupert Chetwynd (Walpole 51)

Rupert aged 87, passed away on 26 April 2021.He is survived by his wife Luciana, his sons Jonathan (Walpole 75) and Dominic (Walpole 77).

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Mr Joseph Gambarini (Cobham 72)

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Joseph Gambarini (Cobham 72). Joe died peacefully in the early hours of 6 April 2021.

An active OSS committee member from 2002 - 2009, Joe is survived by his wife Nicky, sons William (Cobham 98), Edward (Cobham 00) and Piers (Cobham 01) He will be missed.

Mr Michael Colston (Grenville 51)

Michael, aged 88, sadly passed away on 6 April 2021. He is survived by his daughter, Miss Quita Colston (Stanhope 77).

 *Member of the Roxburgh Society


Sir Richard Sutton Bt (Temple 55)

Sir Richard Sutton died at his home in Dorset at the age of 83 on 7 April 2021 in extremely unfortunate circumstances.

Full obituary can be seen in The Telegraph

Mr Tony Miller (Grenville 56)

Tony aged 83, sadly passed away in March 2021. He is survived by his son, David Miller (Grenville 81), and daughter, Jane Waddell (née Miller, Stanhope 84).

Dr Iain McLellan (Cobham 53)

Iain aged 84, sadly passed away on 3 February 2021. He is survived by his wife Pauline and sons, Alasdair McLellan (Cobham 80), William McLellan (Cobham 83) and James McLellan (Cobham 85).

Mr Sean Castle (Bruce 61)

Sean passed away in January 2021.

Mr Tim Dyke (Cobham 58)

Tim aged 81, sadly passed away on 17 December 2020.

Mr George Adams (Grenville 55)

George died peacefully at home on 19 June 2020 after a 7 year battle with cancer.

Mr Timothy Whidborne (Temple 45)

Tim died peacefully at home on 13 January 2021. aged 93. Beloved husband to Wendy.

Mr David Rimmer (Chandos 59)

David passed away in March 2021 after being unwell for several years. He joined Old Chandosians for the 2017 annual get together at Queen's Temple. David was a keen sailor but recently his ill health had prevented his love of this sport. To compensate however, he acquired a lovely little yacht, which he moored on the lake in his garden so he could have a few drinks while afloat. 
*Member of the Roxburgh Society

Mr Richard Gubbins (Temple 48)

Richard died at home at the grand old age of 91 on 25 November 2020. He had the pleasure of seeing his grandson, Jamie Gubbins (Grafton 07) follow in his footsteps at Stowe.

Mr John Owen (Temple 46)

John passed away on 25 November 2020, at the age of 92. 

Mr Peter Lambert (Grafton 46)

Peter died peacefully on 19 February 2021, at the age of 93. 

Dr Anthony Foord (Grenville 64)

Tony sadly passed away on Tuesday 2 March 2021 at the age of 75. Our thoughts are with his family. 

Mr John Phillips (Cobham 39)

John, who celebrated his 100th birthday in September last year, has died. A keen cricketer, John is one of very few people in cricketing world to have watched English Test match victories over Australia at Lords in 1934 and 2009. Our thoughts are with John's familty at this time.

A tribute to John can be seen here.