Around one hundred people gathered to celebrate the life of the late Geoffrey Pointon at The Falcon Hotel, Uppingham (Friday 3rd September).
The event, arranged by his family, drew people from across the East Midlands to celebrate Geoffrey’s remarkable life, including his long and illustrious career in the pension and insurance industry and as the founder of the Biz Club. The club met monthly, pre-covid, in The Falcon Hotel and St George’s Day at The George Hotel, Stamford.
Tributes were made to Geoffrey as guests raised a glass of champagne and shared anecdotes, not only about his astute business acumen but also about his warmth, generosity and the kindness he showed to all his friends, colleagues and local community.
Guests also heard that the Biz Club, which meant so much to Geoffrey, will continue to meet and carry on his passion and support of small businesses, which he believed are the backbone of the UK’s economy.
Shane James, who has taken on Geoffrey’s mantle as Biz Club President said: “He will be missed by all who knew him, his charisma and good humour never failed to make people smile. A great man, and a wonderful father who meant the world to all of us. We will continue to keep the spirit of the Biz Club alive as Geoffrey would have wanted”.