Dick a legend for U's supporters.
"Dick Graham was responsible for providing the historical focal point for the U's. A period which excited the supporters of that generation, helped to inspire future generations, and will continue to do so for many years to come.
Speaking to the club's official website, Supporters Association chairman Jon Burns said: "Colchester United has sadly lost one of its greatest heroes and very best managers.
The Colchester United Supporters Association have lauded Dick Graham's "love and passion for football", following his sad passing this week.
"I doubt that our football club will ever be fortunate enough to have someone of Dick's calibre in our ranks ever again.