The family of a Norfolk man, who turned down the chance to play for Norwich City to dedicate his life to serving others, has paid loving tribute to him, after he died recently.

A son has paid tribute to his “loving, kind and generous” mother, who was renowned for her outstanding dedication to the arts community.

A former Eastern Daily Press reporter, author, and education and museum champion has died aged 93.

Tributes have been paid to a true champion of the Norwich business community who was a lifelong Canaries fan and one of Norwich City Football Club’s associate directors.

A former teacher, sportsman and coach who touched the lives of thousands of teenagers in the Lowestoft area has died aged 80.

The memory of a generous and popular man was saluted at a meeting of the Norwich Traffic Club which raised £1,000 for the Big C Charity in honour of Terry Long.

An antiques’ expert and passionate conservationist who was among those responsible for saving St George’s Theatre in Great Yarmouth has died aged 88.

A Norfolk man who gave over 40 years of his life to public and community service has been remembered for his dedication to serving others.

Tributes have been paid to a multi-talented sportsman who has been described as “marvellous with people”.

Touching tributes have been paid to a well known photographer and former speedway star.

Tributes have been paid to a true champion of archaeology in Norfolk.

A former supreme champion farmer and long-serving steward of the Royal Norfolk Show, Trevor Meen, has died aged 83.

Brian Lemmon, who made a huge contribution to the development of Barnham Broom Golf Club’s two courses, has died at the age of 61.

If horses and farming were his life, then art was his passion.

Tributes have been paid to the former Watton town councillor who was described as: “wonderful” and a “stalwart of the town”.

Former chief executive of Norwich Union Albert Mills has been described as a “master strategist” with a tremendous sense of humour” following his death at the age of 74.

The author of a popular series of adolescent books set in The Fens has died following a long battle with Alzheimers.

Tributes have been paid to a long-serving estate manager described by those who knew him as ‘a born leader’.

Michael Docwra, a scrap metal merchant and horse trader, was still sealing deals until the day he died aged 71 after a long illness.

A former prisoner of war and Normandy veteran who enjoyed more than 80 years of flying, has died at the age of 95.

Norwich theatres have joined comedians in paying tribute to Irish stand-up star Sean Hughes who has died aged 51.

A seaside village got together to celebrate and pay tribute to a long established and devoted postman, who spent over 30 years delivering letters, cards and packages, in and around Walcott and became part of the community while giving above and beyond his call of duty by helping others in the area.

Tributes have been paid to one of the trainers instrumental in making equestrianism in Norfolk what it is today.

A Norwich teacher who inspired countless people with music and founded the Academy of St Thomas ensemble has died aged 90.

A humanitarian aid volunteer and founding member of the Norfolk and Norwich Novi Sad Association has died in Serbia following a head injury.

Tributes have been paid to the Dereham businessman, Ken Sambrooks, who has passed away aged 70.

Well-known Dereham man and Crane Fruehauf chairman and chief executive, Basil Day, has died aged 87.

Tributes are being paid to a Norwich headteacher who played an important role in the lives of thousands of youngsters.

A Normandy veteran from North Walsham who was recently honoured by the French for his role in the D-Day landings has died at the age of 92.

Tributes have been paid to the much-loved former chairman of the Dereham RAF association.

Critically-acclaimed science-fiction author Brian Aldiss OBE has died, aged 92.

Tributes have been paid to a man from Holt who was made an MBE for his work memorialising the pilots who fought in the Battle of Britain.

Tributes have been paid to a popular disability rights campaigner who has died.

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