A RETIRED community constable and Scout commissioner has died suddenly.
Mr Roger Williams died in Norway while on a motorcycling holiday with friends. He was 64.
Mr Williams, of Holmfirth, was appointed County Commissioner for West Yorkshire Scouts in 1993.
He ran a Scout troop in Holmfirth for 15 years and held various other leadership positions including deputy commissioner.
He went on a number of expeditions to New Mexico, the West Indies, Rockies and Texas and was deputy leader of a contingent of Scouts who attended the 15th World Jamboree in north eastern Iran in 1979.
Mr Williams received the Silver Acorn from the Chief Scout in 1986, the second highest award in Scouting.
He served in the West Yorkshire Police for 28 years and was an outdoor pursuits instructor at the force's training centre in Buckden, North Yorkshire.
Mr Williams was also involved with Operation Raleigh, the Outward Bound organisation and the National Children's Centre.
He leaves a wife Christine, a son, daughter and four grandchildren.