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£55raised of £5,000 target by 6 supporters

    Weʼve raised £55 to Give JB the best send off we can and support his grieving parents in any way possible.

    Barking, United Kingdom
    Funded on Sunday, 10th September 2017

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    Joshua Bwalya or 'JB' to his many many friends and family had his whole life and so many amazing opportunities to look forward to in his future.

    This was all cruelly and senselessly taken away from him when he was in the wrong place at the wrong time. A cliche definitely but JB was one of the happiest, most respectful and non-confrontational young men you could ever have the fortune to meet. He was always the joker and managed to cheer up even the most glum face. A valued teammate and friend of every Barking FC player and a massive hole is left in so many people's lives with his passing.

    His parents are now having to deal with something no parent should have to face, saying goodbye to their much loved son.

    We at Barking FC would like to support them to make this easier financially even if there is nothing we can do to ease their heartache. If possible and if funds allow, we would like to place some kind of memorial to JB.

    He may have been taken but we will make sure he doesn't just become 'another faceless victims of knife crime'. He was widely loved and will be missed more than he could have ever imagined.

    Rest in Peace JB. Thank you for giving.



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      • Anonymous


        Sep 3, 2017

        Sorry for your loss. His death touched me even though I didn't know him.God comfort you

      • Anonymous


        Aug 17, 2017

        Heartbroken for JB's family and friends, well done to Barking FC for stepping up and doing an amazing thing. I hope you raise the funds you need. Let his memory live on x


      • John Guyton AFC HORNCHURCH U17

        John Guyton AFC HORNCHURCH U17

        Aug 16, 2017

        Was lovely to have had the pleasure to have met you JB , what has happened has devastated everyone , taken far to soon , rest in peace my friend always in our thoughts xx #JBsworld


      • Mic and Doreen Hithersay

        Mic and Doreen Hithersay

        Aug 15, 2017

        Rest in peace young man. So sad you left us too soon.


      • Gemma McQueen

        Gemma McQueen

        Aug 11, 2017

        Sleep peacefully JB, ur missed by so many x


      • Karen Hithersay

        Karen Hithersay

        Aug 11, 2017


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