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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Wear something red for Bob's funeral

Liverpool fan Bob Leedham

The funeral takes place today of a West Yorkshire shopkeeper who was killed in a moped accident in Thailand. Bob Leedham ran Something Sweet in Hebden Bridge with his wife Gemma, who was also hurt in the accident on the island of Koh Samui.

His funeral takes place at Halifax Minster. But beforehand his cortege will drive through the streets of Hebden Bridge so customers, fellow shopkeepers and friends can pay their respects. Mr Leedham was an avid Liverpool supporter and everyone is asked to wear something red.

Bob and Gemma Leedham's sweet shop in Hebden Bridge Credit: Calendar news

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