December 2007

Roger Gray

Roger Edwin Gray (1942 - 2007). A lifelong West Ham United supporter, Roger passed away suddenly on 20 December. He was a wonderful man who loved the Hammers with a passion which will live on through his family and many friends. Roger touched so many lives and will be sadly missed by his beloved wife of 41 years, Jan, daughter Jacqueline and husband Neil, son Michael and wife Jennifer and grandchildren Kathryn, Michael, Matthew and Henry.

"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened"


Bob Reid

Bob Reid, a lifelong West Ham United fan since he was born in 1938, died on Thursday 20 December aged 78.

Born in Tudor Road, just off Green Street, he had a close connection with the club throughout his life. His mum's brother Arthur Stallard played for West Ham United in 1914 but died in the first World War. He leaves six grandchildren and four great grandchildren, one of whom is in the Tony Cottee football academy. Sadly missed. All our love always - son Bob, grandson Stephen and all the family.


Boleyn Ground

Lisa Maloney, 37, passed away on Saturday 15 December at the age of 37. She was a big West Ham fan, and even had Bubbles played as she walked down the aisle on her wedding day. She was much loved by all who knew her - from husband Tim, Fred, Lois and all the family.


Robert Scrutton

West Ham United supporter Robert Scrutton passed away suddenly at the age of 65. Robert attended matches with his best friend Dave Clark and a group of their friends from childhood days - "Nobby" Clark, Jack Hull, Billy Patient, Ross Patient, Alfie Hales, Daniel Clark and Omar Baluch.

Robert, who started work at Bryant & May before moving on to a successful career with Marks & Spencer, leaves a widow, Gaynor, and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.


Trevor Barker

Trevor Rodger Barker (1971-2007) was taken suddenly at the young age of just 36. We have laid you to rest at a place you loved, so you will never miss a match. Loving you always - from mum Maggie, dad Rodger, sisters Peggie and Jenny, niece Nicky, Rose and partner Delia and all that knew you.


Paul Watson

Paul Watson - Beloved husband to Annie, loving father to Charlie and great friend to so many very sadly passed away on 3 December. Paul was a West Ham supporter all his life. Paul "your life was a blessing your memory a treasure. You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure".


Jonathan Sharples

Jonathan Sharples, aged 17, died along side a fellow classmate in a tragic car accident in Bolton on Wednesday 5 December. Despite living in the north west, Jonny was a true West Ham fan and will be greatly missed by all that knew him. Deepest sympathies go out to the families of both boys during this tragic time.

Jonathan Sharples 6 March 1990 - 5 December 2007


Boleyn Ground

Eamonn Farrell, a lifelong supporter of the Hammers, passed away on 28 November aged just 43. One of his proudest memories is the photograph that has pride of place in his home of him and his sister holding the FA Cup after the 1975 victory.