Russell Timms, who passed away recently.

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Russell lived near Cirencester and was a well-regarded figure in the local antiques trade for more than 30 years, especially noted for his constantly cheerful demeanour, enthusiasm for life and strong sense of fair play.

He leaves a long-term partner, Val, and a son, Jason.

His funeral takes place at St Mary’s Church, Kempsford GL7 4AD, on Wednesday, September 13, at 11.30am.