Ex-Hatchards manager Bailey's family share funeral details

Ex-Hatchards manager Bailey's family share funeral details

The family of former Hatchards manager Geoffrey Bailey have shared the details of his funeral, inviting people to attend the online service. 

His funeral will be streamed from West Norwood Chapel on 11th May, at 9.30 a.m., via the Obitus platform. The username to attend is take8250 and the password is 640635. 

Bailey, who passed away in March following a short illness, ran the Hatchards Piccadilly store. He also managed Crime in Store in Covent Garden and Fulham's Pan Bookshop during his bookselling career.

Friends recalled him as a raconteur and prolific reader, and crime novelist Peter James said of him: "Books were both his passion, his career and his life."