Members will learn with regret of the death of John Lawson Reid on 2 December 2014.
Mr Lawson Reid was first elected a member of the Baltic Exchange in 1953 for Vlassopulo Brothers Ltd. He went on to represent Harris & Graham (Shipping) (1955-76) and Powell Duffryn Shipping Services (1977-83). In 1983 he became a Sole Trader member until retiring in 1996.
His funeral will be held on 19 December 2014 at Our Lady of Ransom Church, Grange Road at 1330 followed by Committal at Eastbourne Crematorium Main Chapel at 1430.
Family flowers only and donations if desired to RNLI c/o Haine & Son, 19 South Street, Eastbourne, BN21 4UJ. Tel: 01323 727801