Ken 90, was taken to rest in his dearest hometown Liverpool.The comedian funeral process make it’s way through the home he was born and died in,and was taken to Liverpool where the funeral service will be held.
Sir Ken Dodd’s had a six week stay in hospital for a chest infection and breathing infections after he had been tensed by flu in December.Despite the fact he rallied at first, his health problems were too severe for the old man to overcome.
The great comedian Ken died on Mother’s Day. Ken’s cause of death is still yet to be officially confirmed, but it’s thought he died from the complications of the chest infection.
The funeral entourage set out from Thomas Lane in Knotty Ash just after 11am and is scheduled to pass through East Prescot Road (opposite Alder Hey hospital), Queens Drive and Childwall Fiveways before heading down Allerton Maze, Allerton Road and Smithdown Road.
Ken’s coffin, which is a nod tribute to his coal merchant father’s occupation.
Jimmy Tarbuck and Jimmy Cricket have been put forward to give a speech to the crowd, while others like Ricky Tomlinson, Johnny Vegas, Claire Sweeney, Miriam Margolyes, Roy Chubby Brown and Roy Hudd will be in the audience to pay tribute.
She gave a vote of thanks to numerous of people who have sent her letters and flowers.