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Eric Bristow funeral: Darts hero draws hundreds in emotional goodbye

ERIC Bristow was given a final send-off as hundreds of mourners gathered for his funeral.


Eric Bristow draws hundreds of mourners to funeralSWNS


GOODBYE: Hundreds gathered for Eric Bristow’s funeral

Bristow, 60, died after a heart attack earlier this month while he was watching a PDC Premier League event at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on April 5.

Today a 45-minute service was held for him at Carmountside Cemetary and Crematorium in Stoke-on-Trent at 3.30pm.

Fans were encouraged to wear darts shirts, football shirts or to dress “as you feel most comfortable” in memory of Bristow.

His coffin – draped in a Union Flag – was carried in a black Rolls Royce.


Eric BristowGETTY


LEGEND: Tributes have poured in for Eric Bristow

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