'R.I.P. Marra': 13 of your tributes to Durham miners' leader Davey Hopper

Working class hero: Davey Hopper.
Working class hero: Davey Hopper.
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Readers have been flocking to pay tribute to Durham miners' leader Davey Hopper, who died this weekend.

Paul Campbell: "A top fella who taught me about proper Labour socialism - sad loss."

Alison Smith: "Another great miner of our times. R.I.P."

Christine Fletcher: "Shocked to hear this sad news Dave was a neighbour and friend of my parents .RIP xx

David Harris: "This is off me and our boy - it's simple, we loved this man more than anything."

Kim-Marie Hajsadr: "RIP Davey. Another working class hero gone. Very sad."

Barbara Campbell: "R.I.P. Dave will be sadly missed, Condolences to all your family."

Darren Meadows R.I.P Dave

Aaron Winder: "R.I.P. Yet another working class hero gone."

Kevin George Burdis Sad news.

Mike Ollier Sad to hear that.

Cathy Brand: "Lovely man."

Brian Hamilton: "R.I.P marra. Not be forgotten."

Joanne Welsh: "Sad news, condolences to his family. Feel privileged that I got to hear him speak at last week's Durham Big Meet."