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Funeral for Queens legend

The funeral is taking place today in Dumfries for all-time top goalscorer at Queen of the South, Jim Patterson.

He died last week aged 84.

Jim Patterson joined Queens in 1949 and scored 251 goals in 14 seasons at Palmerston Park.

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Queen of South legend's funeral

Jim Patterson, Queen of the South all-time leading goal scorer Credit: ITV Border

The funeral of goal-scoring legend Jim Patterson takes place in Dumfries today.

The former player for Queen of The South joined the Dumfries side in 1949 and scored 251 goals in 14 seasons at Palmerston Park, including six goals in one game against Cowdenbeath.

He was one of the first players to be inducted into the Doonhamers' Hall of Fame.

His final appearance for the club was in 1963.

His funeral service will take place at 12pm at Jardine`s Chapel of Rest and then at the High Cemetery in Dumfries.

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