Paul-Davey-Obituary

Paul Davey

Worthing, West Sussex

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DAVEY Paul Passed away in Worthing Hospital on the 15th December 2019, aged 61.A much loved brother and uncle, he will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.Funeral service to take place at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday 21st January 2020, at The Gordon Chapel, 20 Sompting Road, Worthing, BN14 9EP....

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I fondly remember hours talking with Paul about engines, Alfas, Joy Division, and of course bicycles; often over double jumbo, sausage, chips and beans in the pub down from Heathfield. One time, he had found a 1960s Carlton World Champion track frame and forks in 531 that was hanging in his garage I spotted. He hadn't done anything with it, so sold it to me and I raced and have ridden it ever since. Always with time and so generous and would do anything for you.

Paul was a very capable automotive engineer, starting his professional career in the Engine Research Group at Ford Motor Company, before progressing to Mazda and then Ricardo Engineers at Shoreham-by-Sea. Paul had achieved a First Class Honours degree at Bath University (I think) and gained a prestigous best student award from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Cycling and fixing Alfa Romeo cars were Paul's passion which he pursued vigorously until his serious road accident. ...