Huge Fats Gypsy Weddings star Paddy Doherty shed a tear immediately after the coffin of his nephew arrived for his funeral following the arrival of his mates and family members in an enormous fleet of 16 white Rolls-Royce Phantom automobiles.

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Mikey Connors’s funeral was held at St Michael’s Church in Ashtead, Surrey, forward of a ceremony at close by Epsom Cemetery immediately, almost a month after he died in an accident in Thamesmead, South East London.

A life-sized jockey, horse and cart made out of flowers had been the centrepiece to the funeral immediately following Mr Connors’s demise aged 32 after hitting a automobile whereas using a horse and cart on the A2016 Jap Means on July 28.  

Big Fat Gypsy Weddings star Paddy Doherty sheds a tear as the coffin of his nephew Mikey Connors arrives in Ashtead, Surrey

Big Fat Gypsy Weddings star Paddy Doherty sheds a tear as the coffin of his nephew Mikey Connors arrives in Ashtead, Surrey

Huge Fats Gypsy Weddings star Paddy Doherty sheds a tear because the coffin of his nephew Mikey Connors arrives in Ashtead, Surrey

Mr Doherty at the funeral of his nephew Mr Connors, nearly a month after the 32-year-old's death in South East London

Mr Doherty at the funeral of his nephew Mr Connors, nearly a month after the 32-year-old's death in South East London

Mr Doherty on the funeral of his nephew Mr Connors, almost a month after the 32-year-old’s demise in South East London

Mr Connors after being hit by a car at high speed in London and his horse had to be put down because of its injuries

Mr Connors after being hit by a car at high speed in London and his horse had to be put down because of its injuries

Mr Connors after being hit by a automobile at excessive pace in London and his horse needed to be put down due to its accidents

Mr Doherty was one of ten pall-bearers who carried the coffin of his nephew after the end of the service

Mr Doherty was one of ten pall-bearers who carried the coffin of his nephew after the end of the service

Mr Doherty was considered one of ten pall-bearers who carried the coffin of his nephew after the top of the service

The coffin was placed inside a white Mercedes hearse as both men and women wept as they bid Mr Connors farewell

The coffin was placed inside a white Mercedes hearse as both men and women wept as they bid Mr Connors farewell

The coffin was positioned inside a white Mercedes hearse as each women and men wept as they bid Mr Connors farewell

Mr Doherty was clearly emotional as he came to terms with the death of his nephew during the funeral today

Mr Doherty was clearly emotional as he came to terms with the death of his nephew during the funeral today

Mr Doherty was clearly emotional as he got here to phrases with the demise of his nephew in the course of the funeral immediately

 Mr Doherty was one of ten pall-bearers and watched emotionally as the coffin was placed into a Mercedes hearse

 Mr Doherty was one of ten pall-bearers and watched emotionally as the coffin was placed into a Mercedes hearse

 Mr Doherty was considered one of ten pall-bearers and watched emotionally because the coffin was positioned right into a Mercedes hearse

The coffin was held on the shoulders of ten smartly dressed men as a young girl and boy led the procession

The coffin was held on the shoulders of ten smartly dressed men as a young girl and boy led the procession

The coffin was held on the shoulders of ten well dressed males as a younger woman and boy led the procession

Bare-knuckle boxer Mr Doherty was famously befriended by speaker's wife Sally Bercow during Celebrity Big Brother in 2011

Bare-knuckle boxer Mr Doherty was famously befriended by speaker's wife Sally Bercow during Celebrity Big Brother in 2011

Naked-knuckle boxer Mr Doherty was famously befriended by speaker’s spouse Sally Bercow throughout Superstar Huge Brother in 2011

Family members banged on the side of the baby-blue coffin and shouted after 'Mikey' and 'God bless ya'

Family members banged on the side of the baby-blue coffin and shouted after 'Mikey' and 'God bless ya'

Relations banged on the facet of the baby-blue coffin and shouted after ‘Mikey’ and ‘God bless ya’

Mr Doherty is a former bare-knuckle boxer who rose to fame in the Channel 4 documentary series Big Fat Gypsy Weddings

Mr Doherty is a former bare-knuckle boxer who rose to fame in the Channel 4 documentary series Big Fat Gypsy Weddings

Mr Doherty is a former bare-knuckle boxer who rose to fame within the Channel four documentary collection Huge Fats Gypsy Weddings

Mr Doherty leant inside the car and placed his hand on the coffin. He was clearly upset as he steadied himself against the car

Mr Doherty leant inside the car and placed his hand on the coffin. He was clearly upset as he steadied himself against the car

Mr Doherty leant contained in the automobile and positioned his hand on the coffin. He was clearly upset as he steadied himself in opposition to the automobile

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Mr Doherty was considered one of ten pall-bearers who carried the coffin of his nephew after the service. The coffin was held on the shoulders of ten well dressed males as a younger woman and boy led the procession.

They held a ‘WBC’ boxing belt and a framed photograph of Mr Connors kissing a small baby. Relations banged on the facet of the baby-blue coffin and shouted after ‘Mikey’ and ‘God bless ya’. 

A girl adopted the coffin with a speaker, which performed ‘A Place within the Solar’ by Stevie Surprise, adopted by ‘Shotgun’ by George Ezra. Among the crowd sang alongside, whereas different pumped the air with their arms.

The coffin was positioned inside a white Mercedes hearse as mourners tearfully bid Mr Connors farewell. Mr Doherty leant contained in the automobile and positioned his hand on the coffin. He was clearly upset as he steadied himself in opposition to the automobile.

A woman followed the coffin with a speaker, which played 'A Place in the Sun' by Stevie Wonder, and 'Shotgun' by George Ezra

A woman followed the coffin with a speaker, which played 'A Place in the Sun' by Stevie Wonder, and 'Shotgun' by George Ezra

A girl adopted the coffin with a speaker, which performed ‘A Place within the Solar’ by Stevie Surprise, and ‘Shotgun’ by George Ezra

A girl carries a sign saying 'Love you always, Daddy' into the funeral as Mr Doherty (left) carries the coffin of Mr Connors

A girl carries a sign saying 'Love you always, Daddy' into the funeral as Mr Doherty (left) carries the coffin of Mr Connors

A woman carries an indication saying ‘Love you at all times, Daddy’ into the funeral as Mr Doherty (left) carries the coffin of Mr Connors

Mr Connors, the nephew of Big Fat Gypsy Weddings star Paddy Doherty, was killed when his horse-and-cart was hit by a car

Mr Connors, the nephew of Big Fat Gypsy Weddings star Paddy Doherty, was killed when his horse-and-cart was hit by a car

Mr Connors, the nephew of Huge Fats Gypsy Weddings star Paddy Doherty, was killed when his horse-and-cart was hit by a automobile

Two mourners arrive this morning, each carrying an energy drink ahead of the funeral of Mr Connors in Surrey 

Two mourners arrive this morning, each carrying an energy drink ahead of the funeral of Mr Connors in Surrey 

Two mourners arrive this morning, every carrying an power drink forward of the funeral of Mr Connors in Surrey 

A mourner arrives for the funeral today

A mourner arrives for the funeral today

Close friends and family arrive this morning for the funeral of the traveller who was killed in a horse and cart accident

Close friends and family arrive this morning for the funeral of the traveller who was killed in a horse and cart accident

Shut family and friends arrive this morning for the funeral of the traveller who was killed in a horse and cart accident

A fleet of 16 Rolls Royce Phantom cars arrive at St Michael's Church in Ashtead, Surrey, for the funeral of Mikey Connors

A fleet of 16 Rolls Royce Phantom cars arrive at St Michael's Church in Ashtead, Surrey, for the funeral of Mikey Connors

A fleet of 16 Rolls Royce Phantom automobiles arrive at St Michael’s Church in Ashtead, Surrey, for the funeral of Mikey Connors

A woman arrives for the funeral in Surrey which took place a month after the death of Mr Connor in South East London

A woman arrives for the funeral in Surrey which took place a month after the death of Mr Connor in South East London

Mourners arrive for the funeral of Mr Connors

Mourners arrive for the funeral of Mr Connors

Two ladies arrive for the funeral in Surrey which occurred a month after the demise of Mr Connor in South East London

Mr Connor’s horse, Huge T, suffered in depth accidents within the accident and was put down by a vet. His brother Simey rushed to the scene of the accident after his brother failed to achieve the ending line following the race.

Talking about his demise on the time, Simey mentioned on Fb : ‘My coronary heart is in bits over you … I noticed you mendacity on the bottom I ran over and obtained on my knees to beg Jesus and Mary so that you can be OK.’

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As we speak, every of the Rolls Royce Phantoms had two mild blue flags with the textual content ‘Mikey Connors, our legend, one in a billion, king of the highway’ as they blocked the highway on their arrival to the church in Ashtead.

Gypsy males arrived on the church sporting black shirts, tucked-in polo shirts and darkish wraparound sun shades, whereas high-heeled ladies turned up with pushchairs – clutching cans of power drinks and cigarettes.

A view of the grave site of late traveller Mr Connors ahead of his funeral today at Epsom Cemetery in Surrey

A view of the grave site of late traveller Mr Connors ahead of his funeral today at Epsom Cemetery in Surrey

A view of the grave website of late traveller Mr Connors forward of his funeral immediately at Epsom Cemetery in Surrey

A mourner pushes a pram as she arrives for the funeral in Surrey following Mr Connors's death on July 28

A mourner pushes a pram as she arrives for the funeral in Surrey following Mr Connors's death on July 28

Two women this morning arrive for the funeral

Two women this morning arrive for the funeral

A mourner pushes a pram as others arrive for the funeral in Surrey following Mr Connors’s demise on July 28

A tribute picture at Mr Connors' grave site before his funeral today, following his death nearly a month ago in Thamesmead

A tribute picture at Mr Connors' grave site before his funeral today, following his death nearly a month ago in Thamesmead

A tribute image at Mr Connors’ grave website earlier than his funeral immediately, following his demise almost a month in the past in Thamesmead

Mr Connor’s brother Simey had rushed to the scene of the accident after his brother failed to reach the finishing line

Mr Connor’s brother Simey had rushed to the scene of the accident after his brother failed to reach the finishing line

Mr Connor’s brother Simey had rushed to the scene of the accident after his brother failed to achieve the ending line

The funeral comes nearly a month after Mr Connors died in an accident with a car while riding a horse and cart on a road

The funeral comes nearly a month after Mr Connors died in an accident with a car while riding a horse and cart on a road

The funeral comes almost a month after Mr Connors died in an accident with a automobile whereas using a horse and cart on a highway

A boy steps out of one of the white Rolls-Royce Phantoms before the funeral of the traveller who was killed in an accident

A boy steps out of one of the white Rolls-Royce Phantoms before the funeral of the traveller who was killed in an accident

A boy steps out of one of many white Rolls-Royce Phantoms earlier than the funeral of the traveller who was killed in an accident

A white Mercedes funeral automobile then introduced Mr Connors’s coffin to the church as round 200 individuals gathered outdoors to pay homage earlier than going inside. The doorway to the church was marked by a purple carpet and a blue 1977 Bedford pick-up truck.

Contained in the traditional truck’s window was a small poster devoted to Mikey, with the textual content ‘our one in a billion’. The burial is because of happen two-and-a-half miles away, at Epsom and Ewell cemetery.

A lavish send-off – full with symbolic reminiscences of the racer’s life – was deliberate. Resulting in the grave was a 50ft purple carpet – which ran by the positioning, surrounded by bushes and a view of London within the distance.

A big horse and drawn cart stood manufactured from flowers, with a blue wreath and rider manufactured from inexperienced flowers – full with a white helmet and a Nike tick on his breast. 

Friends and relatives posted dozens for Facebook messages paying tribute to Mr Connors following his death last month

Friends and relatives posted dozens for Facebook messages paying tribute to Mr Connors following his death last month

Pals and family members posted dozens for Fb messages paying tribute to Mr Connors following his demise final month

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Floral tributes and giant photographs have been left at Epsom Cemetery in Surrey ahead of the funeral today

Floral tributes and giant photographs have been left at Epsom Cemetery in Surrey ahead of the funeral today

Floral tributes and big pictures have been left at Epsom Cemetery in Surrey forward of the funeral immediately

One of Mr Connors's friends left a house floral tribute, with the line: 'May you get the best bed in heaven'

One of Mr Connors's friends left a house floral tribute, with the line: 'May you get the best bed in heaven'

One in every of Mr Connors’s mates left a home floral tribute, with the road: ‘Could you get the perfect mattress in heaven’

Mr Connors has been remembered in a series of photographs after he was killed in a accident on his horse and cart

Mr Connors has been remembered in a series of photographs after he was killed in a accident on his horse and cart

Mr Connors has been remembered in a collection of pictures after he was killed in a accident on his horse and cart

There have been flowers adorning massive pictures of Mr Connors and his household – from holidays to Common Studios to smiling household portraits with Mr Doherty.

Written on one shrine was ‘352 World File’ – presumably referring to horsecart racing – clearly a significant a part of Mr Connors’s life.

There was additionally a small white bungalow of flowers with a black roof and brown trim – written on prime was ‘could you get the perfect mattress in heaven’.

Lastly, a Rolex watch was manufactured from brown flowers – displaying the time of two.46, with the date ’21’. 

A collage of photographs put together on a board at Epsom Cemetery this morning ahead of Mr Connors's funeral

A collage of photographs put together on a board at Epsom Cemetery this morning ahead of Mr Connors's funeral

A collage of pictures put collectively on a board at Epsom Cemetery this morning forward of Mr Connors’s funeral

Floral tributes including photos of Mr Connor have been left by friends and relatives at Epsom Cemetery

Floral tributes including photos of Mr Connor have been left by friends and relatives at Epsom Cemetery

These photos and flowers were left at Epsom Cemetery

These photos and flowers were left at Epsom Cemetery

Floral tributes together with pictures of Mr Connor have been left by mates and family members at Epsom Cemetery immediately

The photographs surround the plot where Mr Connors will be laid to rest at Epsom Cemetery today

The photographs surround the plot where Mr Connors will be laid to rest at Epsom Cemetery today

The pictures encompass the plot the place Mr Connors will likely be laid to relaxation at Epsom Cemetery immediately

A red carpet was laid out for mourners at the grave site of Mr Connors this morning in Epsom Cemetery

A red carpet was laid out for mourners at the grave site of Mr Connors this morning in Epsom Cemetery

A purple carpet was laid out for mourners on the grave website of Mr Connors this morning in Epsom Cemetery

Paddy Doherty is an Irish former bare-knuckle boxer who rose to fame in the Channel 4 documentary series Big Fat Gypsy Weddings

Paddy Doherty is an Irish former bare-knuckle boxer who rose to fame in the Channel 4 documentary series Big Fat Gypsy Weddings

My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding star Paddy Doherty leaves the house after being named winner in the 2011 series of Celebrity Big Brother

My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding star Paddy Doherty leaves the house after being named winner in the 2011 series of Celebrity Big Brother

Paddy Doherty is an Irish former bare-knuckle boxer who rose to fame within the Channel four documentary collection Huge Fats Gypsy Weddings (left) and later turned recognized for successful Superstar Huge Brother collection eight in 2011 (proper)

Following Mr Connors’s demise, a person was arrested on suspicion of harmful driving. A police spokesman mentioned: ‘The driving force of the automobile, a 30-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of demise by harmful driving.

‘Officers from the Met’s Roads and Transport Policing Command are main the investigation. We’re interesting for witnesses to come back ahead; particularly, motorists who could have dashcam footage.’

Mr Doherty is an Irish former bare-knuckle boxer who rose to fame within the Channel four documentary collection Huge Fats Gypsy Weddings and later turned recognized for successful Superstar Huge Brother collection eight in 2011.

He was additionally famously befriended by speaker’s spouse Sally Bercow, showing alongside her in Superstar Huge Brother and starring in actuality present When Paddy Met Sally. She later took Mr Doherty and his spouse on a tour of Parliament.  



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