The family of Graham Pethard have paid tribute to him.
Graham was a loving father who idolised his children. He was also a father figure to his friends and all who ever knew him. "He was the sort of man who would be there before anyone and for anyone. "He will be sadly missed by all who knew him, especially his four lovely daughters."
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