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Funeral details released for Grimsby Town youth player Cameron Walsh who died with dad in Tetney Lock crash

Details of the funeral of father and son David and Cameron Walsh, who died in a crash in Tetney Lock, have been released. The service will be held this Friday (February 2) at Grimsby’s Central Hall, Grimsby Live reports.

Mourners are asked to arrive early for the service, which will start at 12pm. Central Hall will be open from 10.30am onwards for access, with guests and officials asked to be seated by 11.30am.

Duncombe Street and Werneth Road will be closed with access only from 11am. Following this, the two roads will be fully closed until after the service.

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The public car park with access from Albion Street will also be closed during the ceremony for parking of families and officials only, and will re-open to the general public once the service has ended.

Anyone who wishes to pay their respects to David and Cameron and cannot gain access to the limited seating inside Central Hall are asked to do so on the opposite side of the road and respect the family’s privacy during this difficult time.

Emergency services were called to Tetney Lock Road in Grimsby on Saturday, January 6, following reports that a blue Mercedes 300 had left the road and entered the water.

Hundreds of tributes have since been paid to David, 40, and the Grimsby Town FC youth player Cameron, 16, describing them as “the best father and son you could ever wish to meet”. Floral tributes and cards were also left at the scene of the tragic accident.

In a poignant statement, Grimsby Town FC said at the time: “It is with profound sadness and heavy hearts that Grimsby Town Football Club announces the untimely passing of one of our cherished youth team members, Cameron Walsh, aged 16, and his father Dave. The tragic incident occurred on Saturday, 6th January.

“Cameron Walsh was an integral part of the GTFC academy. His passion for the game, coupled with his undeniable talent, made him a much-loved figure among teammates, coaches, and the entire Grimsby Town family.

“The club is devastated by this heartbreaking loss and extends its deepest condolences to the family during this incredibly difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with them as they navigate through the pain and grief that comes with such a tragedy. The club appreciates the outpouring of support from the football community and urges everyone to remember Cameron and Dave.”

More than £57,000 has also been raised by over 1,800 people to support David and Cameron’s family. You can still donate to the GoFundMe by clicking here.

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