Football shirt tribute at funeral for West Brom fan Rob Spray
Written by The Newsroom on November 7, 2019
A date has been revealed for the funeral of Rob Spray who tragically died while on holiday in Bulgaria.
Last month, the 32-year-old from Heath Hayes in Cannock, paid a visit to Sofia for the Euro 2020 qualifier. He went with a group of 11 to celebrate his best friend’s 30th birthday.
His family have reveal Mr Spray’s funeral will take place next week in Stafford. Attendees have been asked to wear football shirts to tribute to the avid West Bromwich Albion fan.
Donations will go to the neonatal unit at New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton.
His sister, Katie Brown, said: “My brothers funeral will be on November 14 at 11am Stafford Crematorium followed by the wake at Rob’s local pub the Winding Wheel in Heath Hayes.
“If you could wear football shirts of your team any team, or if you don’t want to that’s absolutely fine also.
“We don’t want flowers but donations will be given to the neonatal unit at New Cross Hospital for a jaundice machine, which they had been trialling just before we had the girls but the NHS couldn’t fund it.
“Any cheques Can be sent to A J Sellmans, 70 Church Street, Cannock, WS11 1DH.”
The family hope to have Rob’s name printed on the machine.
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