Memorial match raises £900 for hospice

PUBLISHED: 18:00 31 May 2012

Jock McKerron's memorial football match raised £900 for Weston Hospicecare.

Jock McKerron's memorial football match raised £900 for Weston Hospicecare.

Kim McKerron

A FOOTBALL tournament, held in memory of a man who lost his battle with cancer, raised £900 for Weston Hospicecare.

Hugh ‘Jock’ McKerron was diagnosed with cancer in 2009 and died a year later aged 47.

His wife Kim, aged 52, of Doleberrow in Churchill, organised the match and party at Churchill Football Club, in Ladymead Lane, with Jock’s best friends John Binding and Dave Bullock to celebrate Jock’s life and his passion for football.

Kim said: “The Churchill reserves played in drag and really got into the spirit of celebrating Jock’s day. The day finished with a celebration evening and music by Midlife Crisis.

“It was a great end to a fantastic day and something Jock would have been very proud of.

“I’d like to say a great big thank you to everyone who donated prizes and to those who turned up on the day to support the event.”

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