Hundreds expected to turn out at funeral of Tom Emery

Daily Echo: Mourners prepare to say goodbye to Tom Mourners prepare to say goodbye to Tom

A FUNERAL will take place this afternoon for a man who was killed along with his friend in a devastating car crash in Hampshire.

Family and friends will gather at St James Church in West End at 1pm today to say their final farewells to Tom Emery.

The service comes just a day after hundreds gathered for the funeral of his friend, 23-year-old power boat champion Dean Paling, at Wessex Crematorium.

As reported, Tom, 24, of Moorgreen Road, West End, was driving the car along Southwick Road towards Boarhunt when the crash happened at around 11pm on December 2.

Dean, a former Wildern School student from Holmesland Drive, Botley, was in the passenger seat.

Emergency services were quickly on the scene but were unable to save them.

Comments (1)

Please log in to enable comment sorting

8:09pm Fri 20 Dec 13

steff5189 says...

The service was perfect ,the entire day couldn't of ran more smoothly for Maria,Steve and lewis. The readings were very fitting as were the hymns and songs.
The emery family should b very impressed with the amount of people who loved their eldest son. He would of enjoyed the entire day.Was faultless!
He was going to look at my car for me a week before the accident as it's broke, now I'm stuck,I'm hoping he will tell me in my dreams whats wrong with my car.An absolute legend of a man, I will think of a lot. Hugs for the Emerys , see them soon .xxxxxxx
The service was perfect ,the entire day couldn't of ran more smoothly for Maria,Steve and lewis. The readings were very fitting as were the hymns and songs. The emery family should b very impressed with the amount of people who loved their eldest son. He would of enjoyed the entire day.Was faultless! He was going to look at my car for me a week before the accident as it's broke, now I'm stuck,I'm hoping he will tell me in my dreams whats wrong with my car.An absolute legend of a man, I will think of a lot. Hugs for the Emerys , see them soon .xxxxxxx steff5189

Comments are closed on this article.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree