The Sue Lacey Gallery Pt 2
The following photos were kindly sent in by Sue, later Sue Wright. These record the retirements of Leonard Ely and Ray Wilson. If you recognise any one we have missed, please drop me a line anytime and I can add their names in
My thanks to Sue for the photos
Leonard Ely's retirement
Colleagues from Engineering Materials Control and friends from other departments in BCal gathered to bid farewell to Engineering Stock Records Supervisor Leonard Ely when he retired after 24 years.
Pictured here with Mrs Ely at his party at the Wingspan Club after a presentation by General Maintenance Manager Arnold Sheead.
Leonard originally joined Transair at Croydon and moved with the airline to Gatwick in 1958. He served during the war as a “Desert Rat” in North Africa.
Friends attending included: Ralph Farnel, Colin Williams, Mike Payne, Bob Powell, Tony Parish, Rowley Leverett, Ray Wilson, Peter McFarlane, Peter Bryant, Sid ?, Pat McCallister, Mel Pettits, Roger Hurt, John Graham, Bill Poulter, Sandra Lovett, Joan Curran, Lorraine Holland, William Livingston, Sue (Lacey) Wright and Paul Elliott
Ray Wilson's Retirement : 1985
Sean Browning, Geoff Tymms, Ray Wilson, Dave Burr, Les Lambert, Colin Williams, John Graham, Nobby Free, Bob Powell,
Henry Vodden, Ray King, John Ferris, Ken Wakerell and Paul Elliot
Ray and the ladies include Nicki, Beryl Ayherst, Carol Robinson, Sue Lacey, Roxanne Wylde, ??, Eileen ?
Ray, Bunny Burrows, Len Ely and Joe Dimmock
Ray Wilson, Sue Lacey and Hank Ankers
Sue in the Zig Zag top, and Arline Bowman is far right (all in blue)