Tractors join funeral procession as a final farewell to four-year-old George Spencer

A convoy of tractors passed through the streets of Clitheroe for the final farewell of four-year-old twin boy George Spencer.

Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 5:53 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 5:56 pm
George Spencer, the four-year-old twin boy who died suddenly on Friday March 19th

People lined the streets of the town to pay their respects and say a tearful farewell as the procession of tractors passed.

A convoy of tractors passed through the streets of Clitheroe for the final farewell of four-year-old twin boy George Spencer.
People lined the streets of the town to pay their respects and say a tearful farewell as the procession of tractors passed.
George, a pupil of St James' Primary School, died on March 19th.
Paramedics were called to the home of George and he was rushed to Royal Blackburn Hospital
But sadly the youngster, who has a twin brother, Arthur, died a short time after his admittance to hospital.
One of George's favourite places was playing on his nanna and granddad's farm with Arthur.
The family asked local farmers to follow the funeral procession in their tractors.
A private family funeral service was held at St James' Church in Clitheroe
The funeral service was followed by burial at Clitheroe Cemetery.
George's parents - Terry Spencer and Danielle Gorin - have launched a fundraising campaign to keep their beloved son's memory alive by installing more defibrillators in Clitheroe.
Tractors and sheep were among the images on show during the procession
The funeral procession passes through the town
In a tribute, George’s family said: “George was very loving, caring, funny and always willing to give lots of hugs and kisses, ‘1000 kisses’ he would say."
"He was happiest playing outdoors in the woods or by the river with his twin brother, Arthur."
"He was liked and loved by everybody who met him. We would ask that our privacy is respected at this time.”
Tractors big and small took part in the procession
Funeral procession of four-year-old George Spencer
Funeral procession of four-year-old George Spencer