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£6,200raised of £4,000 target by 87 supporters

    Weʼve raised £6,200 to Help the family of Garry Jones with the cost towards his funeral

    Nottingham, UK
    Funded on Friday, 14th September 2018

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    Story

    For my wonderful Uncle Garry, who sadly passed away on 4th August 2018. I am writing this on behalf of his devastated family, who are grieving the loss of their beloved Husband, Dad, Son, Brother and Grandad.

    Tragically, a few days ago we lost the most amazing, kind-hearted, generous and loving man anyone could ever wish to meet. Garry Jones, aged just 44, passed away due to a sudden fatal heart attack - despite the heroic and very best efforts of his family to revive him.

    He had taken his family on a day trip to the seaside, to surprise his Mum and Dad who were there on holiday. He was in high spirits and looking forward to a day out with his loved ones. Shortly after arriving, this awful thing happened and for all of us that loved him, life will never be the same.

    When I think about my Uncle Garry, I am just overwhelmed by how one person could be so caring and well loved. If you met him once, you’d have a friend for life. He was genuinely just the nicest man I’ve ever known. I will always remember him with engine oil on his clothes, a smile on his face and a twinkle in his eye. I loved the way he would pop out from under the bonnet of a car and say “Hey up Gorgeouses” – he had a special name for everybody. I’m going to miss you so much Uncle Garry.

    He was such a hard working man and was always doing something for somebody else - whether it was mending a car for somebody, helping a friend move house, giving someone a lift here or there, looking after his gorgeous grandsons – he’d do literally anything for anyone, all you had to do was ask. Nothing was too much trouble for Uncle Garry. He will inspire me every day to work hard and be a kinder person. Uncle Garry was a real family man, a perfect example of what a Dad should be and a totally devoted husband. I have never seen two people more in love than my Auntie Jo and Uncle Garry. They are all understandably, completely heartbroken.

    It is an unbelievably difficult time for the family and I know lots of people will want to help but don’t know how. Let’s show Auntie Jo, Josh, Gemma, Adam, Matthew and the rest of his family how much Garry really meant to us all, by donating money for his funeral. I hope we can raise enough to give him the send off he truly deserves.

    Night night, sleep tight Uncle Garry. xx

    Love always, Lizzie

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    • Jacqueline Meads4 months ago
      Jacqueline Meads

      Jacqueline Meads

      4 months ago

      Again we have reached a milestone and we cannot thank you enough. Every single penny helps towards taking pressure away from the family at this extremely difficult time. We are very humbled for all of your help. Lets do Garry proud and raise as much as we possibly can. Much love

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    • Jacqueline Meads4 months ago
      Jacqueline Meads

      Jacqueline Meads

      4 months ago

      Thank you so much to all who have donated. It’s very overwhelming and everyone is grateful for your support.

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    Supporters

    87

    • Peter Kitchener

      Peter Kitchener

      Aug 22, 2018

      To Adam & Family,Thinking of you today. Pete & Sue.

      £40.00

    • Jay Lipson

      Jay Lipson

      Aug 22, 2018

      Great mate at school rest in peace mate fly high used to have some great laughs in woodwork with you me mike and Shane

      £5.00

    • Becca Hughes

      Becca Hughes

      Aug 15, 2018

      Thinking of you all xx

      £20.00

    • martyne Thompson

      martyne Thompson

      Aug 14, 2018

      Xxx

      £5.00

    • Dawn Burrows

      Dawn Burrows

      Aug 14, 2018

      Our hearts are with jo an all the family at this sad time xx love Sean, short shit an all the family xx

      £50.00

    • Emma Bainbridge

      Emma Bainbridge

      Aug 14, 2018

      Sending all our love ❤

      £30.00

    • The Colleagues of Chris Jones

      The Colleagues of Chris Jones

      Aug 14, 2018

      With very best wishes from the whole team at GENEO

      £2,000.00

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