Obituary: Mark Boon

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Mark Boon, 52, former proprietor of Essex-based Boon’s Coaches, and only son of the late Ruby and Hector Boon, died suddenly on January 19.

Boon’s Coaches was founded by Mark’s father, Hector. Mark joined his dad during the 70s and worked alongside him until his father’s retirement. Hector’s unexpected death, in 1996, lead to period of reassessment for Mark. He later sold the family firm and retired from the coaching industry altogether.

Mark’s funeral service will take place at 1100hrs on Friday February 10, 2012, at St Andrews Church, Church Road, Hatfield Peverel, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 2LE.

Floral tributes are welcome, or donations, if desired, to the British Heart Foundation or Diabetes UK c/o Adam & Greenwood, 73 Rainsford Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 2QS.