Bristol Bus Boycott hero, Roy Hackett, has passed away at the age of 93.
Roy Hackett Wkipedia
Hackett was a civil rights campaigner who is known to have led the 1963 protests which paved the way for the passing of the UK Race Relations Act.
Boycott set up after Bristol Omnibus Company banned black and Asian drivers.
He led a boycott alongside Paul Stephenson, Owen Henry, and Guy Bailey.
Roy Hackett Cause Of Death
The cause of his death has not been revealed yet, but he could have died from a natural cause considering his age.
British mayor, Paula O’Rourke, paid his tribute to Roy Hackett.
“So very sad to hear Bristol civil rights legend Roy Hackett, organiser of the Bristol bus boycott 1963 and founder of St Pauls Carnival has passed away. My thoughts are with Roy’s family and friends at this difficult time.” he said.
Roy Hackett Age
He was 93 years at the time of death.
Roy Hackett Wife
Hackett got married to his childhood friend Ena.
Roy Hackett Children
He had three children, but their names are not documented.
Roy Hackett Parents
No records about his parents.
Roy Hackett Siblings
No records about his siblings.
Roy Hackett Net Worth
Roy Hackett has an estimated net worth of $1 million at the time of his death in 2022.
Roy Hackett Funeral
His funeral will be held very soon, arrangements have not been put in place yet.