Ike served in the RAF and then became a senior lecturer in Law at what was Trent Polytechnic.
He started Nottingham CHE group and helped start the first local gay club - the Pavilion Club. He was involved with national CHE and helped draft potential changes in the laws relating to homosexuality. In February 2008, he was one of three people/organisations given awards by Nottinghamshire's Rainbow Heritage for services to the LGBT Community.
Ike died aged 97 in March 2015