THE former President of the Bromley branch of the Lions Club International has died at the age of 70.

Donald Ritchie, of Burford Road, Bickley, worked at the Daily Mail as a compositor.

Passionate for sport, he was a lifelong Arsenal fan and also had a flair for cricket and represented Hayes Cricket Club where he carved out a reputation for being a good bowler.

He leaves behind a widow Jean, 66, and son, David who currently works in Singapore.