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PremierLeague-News.Com - An outpouring of tributes has been paid to Caerphilly legend Gary Rees following his sudden death as the family say they are overwhelmed by the…

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03 August 2022 - 16:15

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! AN outpouring of tributes has been paid to Caerphilly legend Gary Rees following his sudden death as the family say they are overwhelmed by the support. Over 100 mourners gathered for a balloon release on Tuesday evening at Morgan Jones Park to remember the much-loved member of the community. { "@context": "https://schema.org", "@type": "VideoObject", "name": "Balloon release", "description": "Balloon release at Morgan James Park", "thumbnailUrl": "https://cdn.jwplayer.com/v2/media/i9PiOD4h/poster.jpg?width=720", "uploadDate": "2022-08-03T16:32:52+01:00", "duration": "P0DT0H1M14S", "contentUrl": "https://cdn.jwplayer.com/manifests/i9PiOD4h.m3u8", "embedUrl": "https://www.southwalesargus.co.uk/video/216320/", "publisher": { "@type": "Organization", "name": "South Wales Argus", "logo": { "@type": "ImageObject", "url": "https://www.southwalesargus.co.uk/resources/images/sitelogo/", "width": 400, "height": 88 } } } Mr Rees, 55, was badly hurt in a head-on lorry crash in Oakdale on July 4 but was able to leave hospital the following day and appeared to be recovering. The father of two died last Wednesday, July 27, at his Caerphilly home, the cause is yet to be confirmed. Macauley Rees, Gary’s son, said: “We as a family are overwhelmed by the support from the community and everybody that knew Gary. “We knew that he was loved but we just didn’t realise the scale as to which he was. “Gary was a family man who adored his mother Audrey and loved her deeply. “His brother Neil is a DIY guy but often called Gary in to help and they were always laughing. “His sister Vickie was aways on hand to organise family get togethers and they enjoyed all social events together. “He was an uncle to many and adored his nieces and nephews.” Gary leaves behind two sons Macauley, 26, and Jorge, 19, as well as his wife Hayley. Gary also had three step siblings: Collette, Alan and Loraine. Macauley said: “Hayley is absolutely overwhelmed by the support and love given to her by everyone. “Mum hasn’t had much presence on social media as she is just so very heartbroken at losing the love of her life. “Once again the family would like to thank everybody for their love and support.” Macauley has had a portrait of his dad tattooed on his calf. Alana Lou, friend to Gary said: “Gary, BIG G, you said I should hold my head up and you always said I could do anything. “He was always there to help and offer advice. “I have known the family for over 30 years and have always loved their love for one another, they are the most beautiful, loved family. if (whiteList === true) { $('#inArticleAd-2').remove(); } “Gary you will be so missed by so many, Fly High RIP. “The best ones always get taken too soon. “This family have been through so much heartbreak, and they still continue to be there for everyone else. “The most amazing people I know. “I expect similar feelings from everyone else, we are all sending huge love from us all, friends and family.” Alana who runs the Station Pub in Caerphilly expressed that Gary was delighted for her when she got the pub. The Station Wannabees darts team held their own minutes silence on Monday night. { "@context": "https://schema.org", "@type": "VideoObject", "name": "Station Wannabees darts team", "description": "Station Wannabees darts team minute silence", "thumbnailUrl": "https://cdn.jwplayer.com/v2/media/19tdwb8E/poster.jpg?width=720", "uploadDate": "2022-08-03T16:33:42+01:00", "duration": "P0DT0H0M59S", "contentUrl": "https://cdn.

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