It is with great sadness that we have to inform you that Len Hunt passed away earlier today. 
** UPDATED 22 May 2018 with funeral details ** 
RIP Len Hunt
Len Hunt, the kind man who has collected many of us after breaking down or crashing for many years, sadly passed away on Sunday morning, 20 May 2018. 
 
Len had been battling cancer for the last year and died peacefully at home with his family. Our deepest condolences to Peggy and Len's family and friends - he was a stalwart of the CRMC recovery team for many years and will be sorely missed. 
We have recently been informed that Len’s funeral will be at 12:30 on Thursday 31st May 2018 at this venue: 
 
Colchester Crematorium 
Mersea Road, 
Colchester. 
CO2 8RU. 
 
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On 8th June 2018 at 08:04, joanne and john kemp wrote:
so sad to hear that les has passed away he was a true gent who hasd time for every one
On 29th May 2018 at 08:36, John and Doreen wrote:
Len was such a lovely man always so full of fun and always had a smile and time for a chat whenever you met him ,we will miss you .
Our thoughts are with his family and friends. xxxx
On 26th May 2018 at 09:04, Dale miles wrote:
I’m sure my grandad will be there with you all this weekend watching you all do your thing he loved the crmc club racing in the club and doin the recovery for the club #recovery1 rip grandad you were a true legend as all of you in the club can agree
On 25th May 2018 at 12:31, Debbie Willingham wrote:
What better place to leave a tribute to our Dad than with the CRMC. Many of you will have memories of Dad racing with the Club, and as "Recovery 1". Stacey, Kevin and I are so very lucky and proud that Len Hunt is our Dad, a kind, generous and very funny man, we never tired of hearing his many stories even though we had heard them countless times before. Good luck to you all this weekend, we only wish that our Dad could be there. Dad so enjoyed his time with the CRMC and his love for motorbikes was second only to the love for his family and many close friends. Mum would like to say thank you for your many kind messages. "Team 66" will be back!
On 24th May 2018 at 12:38, Graham Lawlor wrote:
A few years ago the late Micky Gray and I awarded the Commentator's Cup to Len for his amazing recovery work. As Ben mentions below he had an uncanny ability to be in the right place at the right time. We'd chuckle as we would hear the Clerk on the radio asking for recovery to go to a certain place only for Len to come in with "OK, already there". He was so efficient we half expected him to start turning up at breakdowns/incidents BEFORE they happened. He was absolutely amazed to receive the award because as far as he was concerned he was "just doing his job" but when we presented it to him at a cold Pembrey the huge cheer that went up showed just how popular he was (despite the fact that meeting Len usually meant that something had gone wrong!) In recent years Len always made a point of letting me know the latest news on Kevin and Alan and the Patterson Imp, knowing that this would be helpful to me in the commentary box. You will be hugely missed Len and my thoughts will be very much with you and your family at Oulton this weekend.
On 23rd May 2018 at 21:13, Alan Foster wrote:
A lovely chap who i raced with and became very good friends . All our love to Peggy such a sad loss .
On 21st May 2018 at 17:40, Gordon Thorpe wrote:
Over the years Len we met up on both sides of the fence either grabbing a lift back after a fall or a breakdown or unloading your van at Scrutineering, thanks for the laughs Len, you will be missed
RIP
On 21st May 2018 at 08:24, Roger and Cindy Bryant wrote:
There are few people who become a legend in their own lifetime yet Len was one. Why, there are dozens of reasons and we know only some of them. Anyone who knew Len will know some as well. We have been immensely fortuate to have had Len and Peggy as friends for the last 30 + years and only wish we had known him longer. Thanks for all those memories Len and thanks what you did for the CRMC.
We are thinking of you Peg.
On 20th May 2018 at 19:45, Ben Robinson wrote:
Rest in Peace Len, the CRMC isn’t the same without you. Kind heartened, friendly and always at a recovery before even asked. It’s always the good ones that go. :’(
On 20th May 2018 at 19:23, Mark George wrote:
RIP Len, thanks for all you have done for the CRMC over many years. Whenever you picked me up we'd always have the same chat "Nice to see you Len, shame I have broken down/crashed again, we must have a cuppa instead of meeting in the recovery van..!" A kind man, a gent who always seemed to be cheerful with a smile when you were feeling down. We will miss you.
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