CRICKET: A sad day as club stalwart passes away

Castor Cricket Club have been saddened by the sudden passing of chairman Steve Henson at the age of 58.

Wednesday, 2nd March 2016, 5:37 pm
Updated Wednesday, 2nd March 2016, 5:39 pm
Castor cricket club chairman Steve Henson has passed away.

Steve, a qualified accountant who ran his own practice Andrews & Co in the Peterborough area for many years, had been involved with his local club for over 30 years as captain, player and youth coach, as well as chairman.

He helped develop the best Castor cricketers such as Ashley Rodgers, Dan Cotton and Johnny Wright.

Steve also played football locally for Baker Perkins, Oundle, Hotpoint, BRAD and Aegean as well as Castor FC.

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Steve was in training for the Silverstone Marathon on March 13 with his daughter Stephanie.

His nephew Ryan Evans will now take his place.

Steve was married to Sue and leaves a second daughter Kayleigh.

On a personal front he was a massive Liverpool fan and also followed Northampton Saints RUFC with his family and friends.

His funeral is at Peterborough Crematorium on Friday, March 11 (1.30pm) followed by drinks at the Prince of Wales in Castor.

Any donations to be made to British Heart Foundation

A Castor Cricket Club spokesman said: “It has come as a massive shock to us all and he will be greatly missed by the club and our thoughts are with his family at this difficult time.”