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Active role: Billy Thompson (Photo by Kevin Scott for Belfast Telegraph)

Active role: Billy Thompson (Photo by Kevin Scott for Belfast Telegraph)

Active role: Billy Thompson (Photo by Kevin Scott for Belfast Telegraph)

Tributes have been paid to the County Secretary of County Antrim's Grand Orange Lodge following his death after contracting Covid-19.

William (Billy) Thompson (74) from Lurgan, died peacefully at Craigavon Area Hospital on Thursday. He had been in intensive care since January 9.

He is survived by his wife Hilda, sons Ian, Clive, Karl and Lee, and the wider family circle.


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