Family and friends have paid tribute to tragic Antoin Akpom, describing him as an "incredible person" who would be "deeply missed".
They spoke of his infectious smile and "happy-go-lucky" nature.
The funeral was broadcast outside the church via a PA system.
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This evening will be fine and dry with some sunshine before dusk.
Rather cloudy at first but some clear spells developing overnight.