RESIDENTS of Caldicot and surrounding areas have been saddened to learn of the sudden death of popular resident Alun Lawrence, aged 62, who had lived in Caldicot since 1980.

Alun was well known within the South Wales Fire and Rescue Service having received his long service award for his work based at Caldicot’s Fire Station.

Alun was born in Cwm in Ebbw Vale and was much loved by all his family and very many friends. His hobbies included reading, playing volleyball, cycling, watching rugby, drawing and he could turn his hand to many things including making Caldicot’s Christmas Carnival Sleigh.

He was also a highly regarded member of Caldicot AFC.

A Service of Celebration for Alun’s life and will be held at the Langstone Vale Crematorium on 26th June at 1.30pm.

Enquiries can be made to Ian Watts & Son Funeral Directors; call 01291 420972.