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Funeral of shop owner killed in Thailand

The funeral of the owner of a sweet shop in Hebden Bridge who died in a road accident whilst on holiday in Thailand is taking place today. Bob Leedham was on a scooter with his wife, Gemma, when the accident happened on the island of Koh Samui.

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Funeral takes place of shop owner killed in Thailand crash

Dozens lined the streets in the town centre Credit: ITV Yorkshire
People clapped as the funeral cortege passed through Hebden Bridge Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Dozens of people lined the streets of Hebden Bridge this morning to pay their respects to a well-known shop owner who died after being in a moped crash in Thailand.

Bob Leedham ran Something Sweet in the town with his wife Gemma, who was also hurt in the accident on the island of Koh Samui. His funeral is taking place at Halifax minister.

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