David Lindley (1938 – 2018) was born in Worthing on 29 March, the eldest of three children. After two years of National Service, he joined the then GPO (now BT) as a telephone engineer and later manager. David enjoyed doing DIY and dreamed of building his own home. He was also fond of making homemade wine and reading. He married wife Hilary in 1961 and they had daughters Karan and Nicky and three grandchildren.