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Mr Gareth Thomas (Rtd. Chief Inspector) of Llangunnor, Carmarthen passed away suddenly on Tuesday 27th November. He is survived by his wife Beryl and daughter and grandchildren. The funeral will be held at 1:45pm on Tuesday 11th December at Parc Gwyn Crematorium, Narberth.

Gareth joined Dyfed-Powys Police in 1968 and retired in 2001 in the rank of Chief Inspector in the Community Safety Department.  He served in Pembrokeshire, Carmarthen and Headquarters. He later served as a member of the support staff in the Carmarthenshire Division and Headquarters until 2012.

Donations in lieu of flowers to The British Lung Foundation C/O Funeral Director: Glanmore D Evans & Sons, Llangunnor, Carmarthen (01267) 241626 

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Name of Deceased

Date of Death 

Funeral Details


Mr Trefor Bowen (Rtd. PC53) 16th November 28th November at Aberystwyth Crematorium
Mr David Gwyn Davies (Rtd. Supt) 14th November 20th November at St Gwrdaf Church, Llanwrda 
Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Powling, the widow of the late Mr Eric Powling (Rtd. C/Insp) 20th October  31st October at St. Mary's Church, Tenby
Mrs Jackie Penny, widow of the late Mr Noel Penny (Rtd PC) 8th August 4th September at Brecon Cathedral
Mr William Gethin Morgan (Rtd. Supt) 17th August 28th August at Llanelli Crematorium
Mr Ronald Ernest Palmer (Rtd PC527) 28th July 10th August at Parc Gwyn Crematorium
Mr John Neville (Nev) Watkin Jones (Rtd. PS745)  14th July 1st August at Hereford Crematorium
Mrs Elizabeth Diane Brentnall Harding the wife of Mr Alan Harding (Rtd. Supt) 3rd June   20th June at Llanelli Crematorium
Mr Michael John Humphreys (Rtd. PC 72) 
24th April  4th May at Providence Baptist Chapel, Howey
Mr Bryan Thomas Jones (Rtd. DC248) 11th April 4th May at Parc Gwyn Crematorium, Narberth
Mrs. Margaret Monica Davies the wife of Mr Bill Davies (Rtd. PC30)  22nd March 17th April at Llanelli Crematorium
Mrs Cheryl Voros, the wife of Mr Peter Voros (Rtd. PC326) 11th March 

3rd April at Morriston Crematorium.

Mr Raymond (Ray) Charles Holly (Rtd. PS401)  6th March 26th March at St. Mary's Church, Tenby
Mrs Maureen Jessie Williams, the wife of the late Mr Hugh Williams (Rtd.PS)  28th February 21st March at Llanelli Crematorium
Mrs Margaret (Peggy) Scales, the wife of Mr Reg Scales (Rtd. DC498 28th February 12th March at St. Giles Church, Letterston
Mr Ian Miles MVO (Rtd C/Insp 11th February 28th February at Morriston Crematorium
Mr Hayden Morris (Rtd. Insp) 22nd January 7th February  at Llanelli Crematorium
Mr David Alun Lloyd Davies, known as DAL Davies (Rtd. Insp) 26th January 2nd February at Bangor Crematorium
Mr Stuart Lloyd (Rtd. PC800)  21st January 31st January at Aberystwyth Crematorium 
Mr Bryan Edmunds (Rtd. DC SOCO) 18th January 31st January St. Peters Church, Carmarthen
Mr. Ivor Francis Herbert (Rtd. PS16)  4th January 23rd January at Llanelli Crematorium
Mrs Elaine Margaret Pugh (widow of the late Mr WH (Bill) Pugh (Rtd Insp) 24th December 8th January 2018 at Monkton Priory Church, Monkton
Mrs Yvonne Lewis, wife of Mr Hywel Lewis (Rtd. DC55) 16th December 21st December at Bethesda Chapel, Tumble 
Mr James Lawson Morgan (Rtd. PC491) 13th November  24th November at Parc Gwyn Crematorium
Mr Arthur Taylor (Rtd. C/Insp.) 21st October 3rd November at Aberystwyth Crematorium
Mr Ted Jacobs (Rtd. PC) 28th August 19th September at Hereford Crematorium
Mrs Olive Jones wife of Mr John Jones (Rtd PC123) 14th August 25th August at Login Chapel of Rest, Carmarthen
Mrs Hilda Cole, the wife of Mr Stuart Cole (Rtd PS 470)  17th. June  29th June at St. David's Church, Hundleton
Mr Don Jenkins (Rtd. Supt.) 19th  June  Private funeral service at Parc Gwyn Crematorium Narberth
Mr David Gwynfor Rees (Rtd. Dog Handler) 8th June  23rd June at Llanelli Crematorium
Mr Glyn Hawker (Rtd. PC) 28th May  12th June at Holy Trinity Church, Llandrindod Wells
Mrs Helen Louise Helps (Rtd. DC321) 5th April  21st April at Parc Gwyn Crematorium, Narberth
Mr David (Dai) J Lewis (Rtd. DS786) 21st March  31st March at Christ Church, Carmarthen
Miss Elizabeth Jean (Bet) Jones (Associate Member) 15th March 27th March at Llangunnor Parish Church
Mr Brian Henry Stubbs (Rtd. Chief Superintendent) 13th February 3rd March at St. Mary’s Church, Spittal
Mrs Adelaide Richards (Adele), widow of PS William Norman Llewellyn Richards 16th February 1st March at St. Francis RC Church, Milford Haven 
Mrs Anita Edwards, the widow of the late John Edwards (Rtd. Chief Superintendent)   10th February  23rd February at Llanelli Crematorium
Mr Christopher Mark Richards (Rtd. PC/DC782) 28th January  15th February at Parc Gwyn Crematorium, Narberth
Mrs Monica Jones, the wife of Mr. Tom Jones (Rtd. PC) 3rd February  11th February at  Kerry Church, near Newtown
Mrs Elsie Millichip (Wife of the late Trevor Millichip (Rtd. Detective Inspector),   27th January  8th February at the Chapel of Rest, Feidr Castell, Fishguard
Mr Brian Thomas (Rtd. Superintendent) 21st January  2nd February at Parc Gwyn Crematorium, Narberth
Mr. Jim Lewis (Rtd. PC 256) 11th January  24th January at Llanelli Crematorium
Mr Robert Aylmer (Bob) Wildblood (Rtd. ACC) 11th November, 2016 25th November 2016 at Llanllwchaiarn Church, Newtown
Mr Byron Richards (Rtd. PC 662) 1st November 2016 11th November 2016 at Llanelli Crematorium
Mr. John B. Evans (Retired Inspector & later Data Protection Officer)   22nd August 2016 6th September 2016 at St Gwynogs Church, Llangennech
Mrs Mairwen Dorothy Letty Murphy the widow of the late Chief Supt Graham Murphy 21st August 2016  31st August, 2016 at the Chapel of Rest, Arthur Cambrey, Funeral Directors, Llanelli, 
Mr. Lewis Glyn Evans (Rtd. PS 223) 7th August 2016 15th August, 2016 at Llanelli Crematorium.
Mrs Joan Rees the wife of Mr. Terry Rees (Rtd. PS615) 22nd July 2016 5th August 2016 at Machynlleth Cemetery
Mrs Rena Williams the wife of Mr Dulais Williams (Rtd. PC273) 17th July 2016 26th July 2016 at Llanelli Crematorium
Mr. Raymond Hugh Smout (Rtd. PS) 29th May 2016 10th June, 2016, at Caersws Presbyterian Church
Mrs Gaynor Mary Smith, the wife of Mr Rory Smith (Rtd. PC 488) 25th May 2016 2nd June at Parc Gwyn Crematorium, Narberth 
Mr. Bernard (Bernie) Fredrick Guy (Rtd. PS 482) 6th May 2016 19th May 2016 at Aberystwyth Crematorium
Mr. Eric Powling (Rtd. Chief Inspector) 27th April 2016 5th May 2016 at St.Mary's Church, Tenby
Mrs Hilda Molloy (Widow of Rtd. Detective Chief Supt. Pat Molloy) 24th April 2016 4th May 2016 at St. Mary's Church, Fishguard
Mr. Noel Penny (Rtd. PC 505) 22nd April 2016 6th May 2016 at Brecon Cathedral
Mr. Gareth Lloyd (Rtd. PC344) 16th March 2016 26th March, 2016 at Parc Gwyn Crematorium
Mr Gerald Evans (Rtd. PS161) 20th March, 2016 22nd March, 2016, at Llanelli Crematorium

Mr. John Clive Randall

(Rtd. PS 74)

1st March 2016 14th March 2016 at Holy Trinity Church, Felinfoel
Mr. William Vincent James (Jim) Stephens (Rtd. DS22) 13th February 2016 25th February 2016 at Llanelli Crematorium

Mr. Francis Glyn Edwards

(Rtd. PC399)

22nd January 2016 12th February, 2016, at St. Mary’s Church, Abergavenny

Mr. George Richard Jones

(Rtd. PC723)

14th January 2016 A private funeral service took place on  29th January, 2016
Mrs Diana Morgan, wife of Mr Dai Morgan (Rtd. PS300) 13th January 2016 22nd January 2016 at Parc Gwyn Crematorium, Narberth

Mr Elwyn Edwards

(Rtd. Chief Inspector)

8th November 2015 16th November 2015 at Carmel Baptist Chapel, Carmel, Llanelli
Mr Efion Richards (Ex DC 171) 7th October 2015 Not known (strictly private)

Mrs Anwen Harries (widow of the late Mr Gwyndaf Harries (Rtd. PC)

22nd August 2015

28th August 2015 at Capel y Gwynfryn, Ammanford.

Mrs Diane Jones

(Widow of Ex PS 97 Colin Jones

28th August 2015 14th September at Llanelli Crematorium

Mr John Owen - Evans


25th August 2015 4th September 2015 at St. Michael's Church, Aberystwyth

Mr Meurig (Mike) James

(Retd. PC 398)

12th August 2015 21st August at Hereford Crematorium

Mr Kenneth Bound Lloyd

(Rtd. PC)

10th August, 2015 18th August, 2015, at St. Mary Magdalene Church, Cwmbach, Aberdare

Mr David Thomas

(Ex Inspector)

30th July 2015 6th August 2015 at Christ Church, Carmarthen

Mr Howard John Waters

(Ex PC 315

12th July 2015 22nd July 2015, at Greenfield Chapel, Llanelli
Mr Thomas Howard (Tommy) Davies (Ex PC 334) 10th July 2015 21st July at Llanelli Crematorium
Mrs Kate Kirke (wife of Ex Chief Superintendent Bill Kirke) 14th June 2015 24th June 2015 at Llanelli Crematorium
Mr Malcolm Taylor (Ex PS 575) 2nd June 2015 10th June 2015 at Hereford Crematorium
Mr John Llewellyn James, (Ex PS 247) and his wife Mrs Olwen James

20th May &

30th May 2015

5th June 2015 at St John's Church, Carmarthen
Mrs Nona Myfanwy Davies, the wife of Mr Mike Davies (Ex PS 658) 15th May 2015 22nd May 2015 at Peniel Chapel
Mr Steve Lewis (Retired Mid Wales officer) May 2015  Not Known
Mrs Rhona Williams (Wife of ex PS Hywel Williams 82) 1st May 2015 13th May 2015 at Llanelli Crematorium
Mr Peter Henshaw (Ex PC 6) 29th April 2015 12th May 2015 at Llanelli Crematorium
Mr Colwyn David Owen (Ex PC89) 28th April, 2015 7th May 2015 at Parc Gwyn Crematorium
Mr Raymond Richard Davies (Ex PS 220) 18th April, 2015 24th April 2015 at Aberystwyth Crematorium
Mr Thomas Cecil Haines (Ex PS 699) 7th April 2015 15th April 2015 at St. Mary's Church, Builth Wells
Mrs Gaynor Hughes (wife of ex Chief Inspector Fred Hughes) 2nd April 2015 15th April 2015 at Llanelli Crematorium.
Mr JR (Bob) Strasdin (Ex PC) 5th March 2015 20th March 2015 at Felinfoel Church.
Mrs Gladys Adams (widow of ex Inspector Terry Adams) N/K 16th March 2015 at Aberystwyth Crematorium
Mrs Carol Anne Jones (wife of David Jones (ex DC 524) 22nd February 2015  3rd March 2015 at Hermon Chapel, Fishguard
Mr Richard Alun Jenkins (Ex Pc 217) 29th December 2014 5th January 2015 at Llanelli Crematorium
Mr Handel Evans (Ex PC 118) 27th December 2014 13th January 2015 at Parc Gwyn Crematorium
Mrs Rene Froggatt (Widow of the late Les Froggatt (Ex DS) December 2014 31st December 2014 at Llanelli Crematorium
Mr John Bennett (Ex PC 691) 23rd November 2014 5th December 2014 at Montgomery
Mrs Meriel Jones (Widow of the late Ken Jones PS 282) November 2014 November 2014 (No further details)

Mrs Iris Evans (Wife of the late Ken Evans ex DS 127)

4th October 2014

11th October 2014 at Aberystwyth

Mr Eric Thomas (Ex Det. Chief Inspector)

24th September 2014

1st October 2014 at Carmarthen

Mr Brian Loftus (Ex Sergeant)

17th September 2014

26th September at Parc Gwyn, Narberth

Mr Arthur John Perkins (Retired Mid Wales officer), September 2014 September 2014 (No further details)

Mr WO (Bill) Price (Ex Chief Inspector)

29th June 2014

10th July at Monkton, Pembroke

Mr Bryan John

24th June 2014

Private Funeral

Mr Ian Richards  (Ex PS 526) & his wife Mrs Shirley Richards

11th May 2014

22nd May 2014 at Wiston, Haverfordwest

Mr Delroy Lewis (Ex PC 533)

14th May 2014

21st May 2014 at Parc Gwyn, Narberth

Mrs Betty Williams Wife of Ex – PS 272 Frank Williams

11th April 2014

25th April 2014 at Parc Gwyn, Narberth

Mr Glyn Davies (Ex PC 184)

31st March 2014

8th April 2014 at Llangadog

Mr Ceri Parry (Ex PC 472)

19th March 2014

2th March 2014 at Milford Haven

Mr William John Owens (Ex PS 510)

6th February 2014

14th February 2014 at Parc Gwyn, Narberth

Mr Hugh Williams (Ex PC 129)

12th January 2014

24th January 2014 at Llangunnor

Mr Terry Marshall (Ex Ps 254)

7th January 2014 18th January 2014

Mrs Glenys Edmunds (Ex WPC 846)

12th January 2014

20th January 2014 at Carmarthen

Mr Peter Wain (Volunteer at Llanelli) Not Known Not known



Name of Deceased

Date of Death

Funeral details


Mr Huw Hopkins (Ex Pc 432)

24th May 2013

New Zealand

Mr James Stephen PIKE (Steve), (Ex PC 276)

14th May 2013

24th May 2013 at Llanelli

Mr Llewellyn Hywel Davies, (Lew) (Ex PC 476)

9th May 2013

21st May 2013 at Whitchurch, Solva

Mrs Elonwy ‘Lon’ Thomas

(Ex Police Staff)

April 2013

19th April 2013 at Llanelli

Roger Norman WELCH,

(Ex Inspector)

2nd April 2013

12th April 2013 at Brecon

Mr John George (Caretaker at Newtown)

17th March 2013

Not Known


Mr John (JW) Jones       

(Ex PS 731)


8th February 2013 at Brecon

Mr Huw Edwards (Ex Pc 307)

25th December 2012

4th January 2013 at Aberystwyth

Mr Kenneth Rowland Evans (Ken) (Ex Ps 237)

15th December 2012

22nd December 2012 at Parc Gwyn,  Narberth

Mr James Glynmor JONES (Ex Pc 23)

12th December 2012

3rd January 2013 at Wrexham

Mrs Valerie Davies ( Wife of Ex Supt T.O Davies)

7th December 2012

13th December 2012 at Penllergaer

Mr Huw Morris Corfield (Ex Pc 368)

16th November 2012

17th December 2012 at Cwmbran

Mr Jonah (John) Scourfield Reynolds

16th November 2012

21st November 2012 at Aberystwyth

Mr David Gerwyn Griffiths

(Ex Chief/Supt)

15th November 2012

20th November 2012 at Gorslas

Graham Kenneth Gray (Ex DCI)

31st October 2012

12th November 2012 at Parc Gwyn, Narberth

Mr Bernard Muckle (Ex PS417)

14th November 2012

22nd November 2012 at Parc Gwyn, Narberth

Mr Gwynfor Jones  (Ex Pc 75)

16th October 2012

20th October 2012 at


Mr Kenneth Howard (Ken) Jones (Ex Ps 282)

27th September 2012

8th October 2012

Mrs Laura Ann Gage the widow of the late Ex Supt Mike Gage

Not Known

22nd October 2012 at


Mrs Amanda Jane (Mandy) FORD (Nee Davies) Ex Pc 841

6th September 2012

14th September 2012 at Narberth

Mrs Mary BARR (Police Staff Member)


30th October 2012 at Llanfynydd

Mrs Margaret Rogers LEWIS (Wife of Nigel Rogers-Lewis (Ex Ps 312)

Not Known

Not Known