Nigel Pearson funeral: Family, friends and public pay respects to sports broadcaster
A huge turnout of family, friends and the general public paid their respects as beloved sports broadcaster Nigel Pearson's funeral took place at St Benedict's Church in Wombourne.
The multi-sports broadcaster passed away in hospital last month at the age of 52, following a sudden illness.
Hundreds attends the celebration of his life in Wombourne before a private service for his family and close friends in the afternoon.
Pearson was a hugely popular and hugely respected writer and commentator in darts and football – but it was in his beloved speedway he was known as the voice of the sport.