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Sad loss of David Barbie and Geoffrey Hughes #712593
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We lost two True Gentlemen this week.
David Barbie and ...

CORRIE legend Geoffrey Hughes has died after a long battle with cancer.

The 68-year-old actor, who starred as binman Eddie Yates in the 1970s and 1980s, is thought to have had prostate cancer.

RIP my Friends

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I hadn't heard David Barby had passed, must have been a shock for his family.
http://www.david-barby.net/1.html

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Two nice people indeed. R.I.P

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I wonder if illness was the reason he stopped appearing in Heartbeat(Geoff Hughes)....he just seemed to vanish from the show
and no reference was made to his character...I know he did a couple of "Royle family's" but that might have been Ricky Tomlinson giving him a bit of work when he felt well enough.

He was a great talent and he's another link in the Beatles story (He was the voice of Paul McCartney in the cartoon film Yellow Submarine).

R.I.P Yozzer


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