The Chief Constable regrets to inform you of the sad death of our former colleague Clive Butler who retired as an Inspector in 2004 and served at Colchester, Braintree, Mersea Island, Special Branch and retiring in Colchester. He passed away on the 31st December 2016 aged 62 years.  He leaves a widow Jane.

The funeral service will take place at 1.15 p.m., on Wednesday 8th February at Colchester Crematorium.

Family request please wear some colour.  Wake being held afterwards at The Marks Tey Hotel, London Road, Colchester, CO6 1DU.  Please confirm attendance by e mail to

Family flowers only, donations if desired to ‘Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust’ c/o Hunnaball of Colchester, York House, 41 Mersea Road, Colchester C02 7QT.

A book of condolence will be at the wake, please ensure you leave a message or e mail for inclusion.

Previous obituaries can be viewed here: Essex Police Obituaries

Obituary - Clive Butler - Essex-Police-RIP