Categories: General Date: Jun 19, 2014 Title: Sad News
Maurice Beard, affectionally known as 'nogger' by his ex pupils passed away on June 8th. Maurice a teacher at Hillside School and then Paulet High School was a driving force in establishing what was then Burton and South Derbyshire Schools Football Association and later Burton and District Schools FA.
Maurice served as a team manager, secretary, Chairman of the Association and was the long serving Head of PE at Hillside School. A man of strong opinions and a teacher of the old school Maurice was a well respected figure in school football circles.
He will be missed and the Association sends it hearfelt condolences to his family.
His funeral will take place at Fradley/Lichfield crematorium on Monday 23rd June at 3-00pm