Mourners line route of socially distanced funeral

September 01 2020

Photos courtesy of Bill Long

Photos courtesy of Bill Long

Family and friends of the late Arthur Brice attended a funeral service at Canford Crematorium on July 27.
An avid supporter of Westbury-on-Trym Village Show, being the Plant and Vegetable Judge for many years, Arthur passed away at the age of 82 in July after a long illness.
Due to coronavirus regulations, only twenty people were allowed into the chapel by invitation of Arthur’s family. These included relatives, old colleagues and some representatives of different organisations who knew him well from all his horticultural activities.
Friends unable to enter the chapel came to show their respect by lining the funeral route. On a day marked by heavy downpours, people waited patiently for an hour for Arthur’s funeral cortege to arrive.
A memorial celebration is planned for later in the year.