Dr David Styles -
A Service celebrating the life of Dr David Styles was held at Saint John the Baptist Church, Belton on Monday 19 January 2015.
More than 60 of David’s family, friends and former colleagues attended, including Phil Pinney, Graham Pitchfork, Ben & Helen Laite and Neil Meadows of the Naval 8 / 208 Squadron Association; 208 Squadron was represented by Flight Lieutenant Kevin Brown. The Service was conducted by the Reverend Tony Edmonds.
In his moving eulogy, David’s son Phil described his father’s larger-
Dalton Watson Fine Books’ biography of David illustrates his literary achievements:
Dr David G Styles
23 April 1939 -
Dr. David G. Styles was an aero/auto historian who published nineteen books to date, mostly automotive histories, winning thirty international awards along the way. His first award was the coveted (US) Society of Automotive Historians Cugnot Award for his first major book, As Old As The Industry – Riley, described as: “The best book on automotive history published in 1982”.