NEWSAGENT Keith Taylor has died suddenly at the age of 58.
Mr Taylor and his wife, Jackie, had retired only days earlier after running their shop in Longwood for 25 years.
It was the last remaining shop in the village.
The couple, who have three sons and six grandchildren, had been looking forward to spending more time with their family and friends during retirement.
Mr Taylor, 58, was a fireman in Huddersfield for 18 years before retiring due to ill health.
He and his wife were married for 38 years. They ran the news- agent's shop for 25 years and made it their home.
They had planned to move from the Thornhill Road shop to a new home in the Yorkshire Dales.