Here’s a charming story from Wales:
The family of a frugal farm contractor who died aged 87 paid tribute to him by building his hearse out of scrap.
For just £60 relatives of William Royden John built the funeral cart which transported him to St James’ Church in Rudry from second-hand materials.
His son Ross described the gesture as fitting for a man who grew up during World War II and who was used to recycling old parts.
Daughter-in-law Julie John said: “We started off with two axles and nothing else and the whole thing cost us just £60.
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