Tony Storry, NARPO
Cleveland secretary, said: "He was one of nature's gentlemen and will be greatly missed by all who knew him."
Mr Tildesley said he was leaving NARPO
to concentrate full time on campaigning in Selly Oak.
Larry Johnstone, Cov-entry secretary of the National Association of Retired Police Officers (Narpo
), is hoping as many of the branch's 400 members as possible will attend the reunion.
In an email to the Merseyside branch of Narpo
(the National Association of Retired Police Officers), G4S Policing Solutions were offering jobs starting as early as next Tuesday.
He is also secretary of the all-Wales branch of NARPO
As a retired policeman he was part of an organisation called NARPO
- the National Association of Retired Police Officers - which has some 6,000 members.