Lancia Motor Club Forum Banner
07 December, 2021, 08:39:46 PM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News: Need to contact the Forum Administrator? e-mail forum.admin@lanciamc.co.uk, for Database Administrator e-mail database.admin@lanciamc.co.uk      -      Copy deadline for Viva Lancia is 12th of each month.      -      For Events e-mail events@lanciamc.co.uk      -      To Join the club go to http://www.lanciamc.co.uk/join.htm
 
   Home   Help Search Calendar Register  
Pages: [1]   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: John Vessey  (Read 1336 times)
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
Tony Stephens
Senior Member
*****
Posts: 162


« on: 21 September, 2014, 07:37:19 PM »

Sorry to report the death of John Vessey on Monday last.

John was one of the architects of the Lambda Consortium, the example of how a spares scheme should be run, and Lambda owners around the world have relied for years on the prompt and efficient sourcing  and despatch of vital parts to keep the cars going. John was at still "on duty" up till his death at the age of 90.

Additionally he was a familiar face on Club rallies, and at Sliding Pillar events.

In accordance with his specific wishes, funeral arrangements will be private. A lunch will be held at a "suitable hostelry", The Travellers' Rest,  Brough  Lane Head, Brough, Bradwell, Hope Valley S33 9HG (01433 623338). All welcome from 12.30 on.

Sympathies to Anne, Mark and Richard.
Logged
ColinMarr
Permanent resident
**
Posts: 1577



« Reply #1 on: 21 September, 2014, 08:55:38 PM »

That is sad news. I knew John and had a high regard for him. Johnís knowledge of Lambda was inexhaustible and he was a lovely man too. Iíll try to find some photos of him Ė meanwhile here is one of him in a Lambda competing at Prescott in 1952.

Colin


* JVesseyPrescott 1952a.jpg (250.25 KB, 945x629 - viewed 244 times.)
Logged
Peter Gerrish
Member
**
Posts: 13


« Reply #2 on: 22 September, 2014, 01:08:46 PM »

To all the people trying to build or keep a Lambda on the road, John was such an amazing help, even not objecting to early morning phone calls from South Africa , Australia etc.  He was also a very good friend and is irreplaceable in my eyes.  Rest well old friend, running a Lambda will never be as easy again!  Peter Gerrish.
Logged
Richard Fridd
Permanent resident
**
Posts: 3064



« Reply #3 on: 22 September, 2014, 01:41:35 PM »

Lovely photo Colin! Who has the car now?
Logged

Richard Nevison Fridd                                                                      Happy Lancia, Happy Life
Pages: [1]   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Contact the Forum Administrator

LMC Forum copyright © 2007 - 2021 Lancia Motor Club Ltd

Powered by SMF 1.1.20 | SMF © 2006-2011, Simple Machines
Page created in 0.058 seconds with 21 queries.