Family of Jack Ure in moving tribute to “dear and wonderful son”
- Credit: Archant
Jack Francis Ure 28th April 1995-20th June 2013
A dear and wonderful son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend to all he came in contact with.
He was a very bright young man with a wicked sense of humour. He was at the centre of numerous escapades both in and out of college, but was always able to extricate himself with his quick wit and winning smile.
Jack was an active learner and fully involved himself in college work and life style. He was also a much loved member of the community, working in the local village shop for the last four years.
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No one thought more highly of Jack than he did himself, but with his tongue firmly in his cheek. Never afraid to voice opinion, he loved a debate and would happily take the opposing view to everyone else, just to prove that he could win the argument.
Our favourite ‘Ureism’: ‘I’m kind of a big deal’ is now immortalised in a mural by his friends at the college.
- 1 Numerous Huntingdon High Street shops shut due to flooding
- 2 Shocks all round as police pull over 'white van man'
- 3 Man who burgled his own father’s home is sentenced
- 4 Seven men jailed for stealing bikes worth £70k
- 5 Father-of-five murdered due to 'drug deal dispute gone wrong'
- 6 'Trolley waits' hit high for trust that oversees Hinchingbrooke Hospital
- 7 Axe seized and two people charged for drink driving in St Ives
- 8 Diners at St Ives pub help raise £8k for hospitality charity
- 9 Moving day for Black Cat Radio
- 10 Man charged after knife found in St Neots police raid
A sport lover, he was a popular captain of the college football team and a talented player. He was however, knowledgeable about pretty much any sport and always willing to talk sport.
He was a popular member of the small Ely sixth form college. He finished his last A level exam on Thursday morning and left the college in high spirits, promising to see everyone at the Summer Ball, where he’d been nominated for a number of awards- none of them for his work!
We would like to take this opportunity to say how proud we are of his friends and acquaintances, thanking them for their support in this difficult time.
We love you Jack, mum, dad, Lucy and all the family.”