A former furniture industry figure, Peter Kelly, has sadly passed away following a long battle with cancer.

Peter had long affiliation with the furniture trade, having worked for a number of companies during his career.

During the 1970’s and 1980’s Peter was part of the Silentnight Group, before moving on to work for Falcon Bedding. The final chapter of his time in the trade took place within the Airsprung Group in 1990’s.

Peter Kelly died on 12 July 2016 at the age of 74. He leaves behind his wife Julie, three daughters and many grandchildren and will be hugely missed.