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Kent Police inspector and Gillingham FC safety officer Malcolm Rous dies

A former Kent police inspector has died at the age of 75.

Malcolm Rous served in the constabulary for 30 years, rising up through the ranks.

Malcolm Rous, who was a former Kent police inspector and safety officer at Gillingham FC. Picture: Simon Rous
Malcolm Rous, who was a former Kent police inspector and safety officer at Gillingham FC. Picture: Simon Rous

A childhood Gills fan, he took up the post of club safety officer at Priestfield Stadium on his retirement.

He leaves wife Patricia, whom he lived with in Wigmore, and also son Simon and daughter Becky. He had four grandchildren.

Mr Rous passed away on Thursday, January 23.

His funeral is being held on Wednesday, February 19, at 11.15am, at The Garden of England Crematorium, Bobbing.

Donations, if desired, to the Alzheimer’s Society can be made via John Weir Funeral Directors, 130-132 High Street, Rainham.

Mr Rous joined as safety officer at the Priestfield Stadium when he retired from the police
Mr Rous joined as safety officer at the Priestfield Stadium when he retired from the police

You can also call 01634 373111 or pay tribute by going online at www.funeralguide.co.uk/obituaries/72960

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