Farewell to the city’s banner man

Ced Cocker
Ced Cocker

The funeral service for Sheffield’s religious banner man, Cedric Cocker, will be held at Hillsborough Baptist Church, Taplin Road, on Monday at 11am followed by interment at Loxley Cemetery.

He carried his placard over 60 years, in Fargate, at football grounds and elsewhere. He died at home in Wadsley, aged 92.