Mr L. H. Creasy Silva (93), former Chairman, Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB), husband of late Mrs. Sumana Silva and beloved father of General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and former Commander of the Army, passed away on Tuesday (13).

Late Mr. Creasy Silva before his appointment as the SLTB Chairman from 1989 to 1993 also served earlier as an SLTB Regional Chairman.

His remains are now lying at No 10, Rahula Mawatha, M. C. Road, Matale and the funeral takes place at Matale General Cemetery on Thursday (15) at 4.30 pm.