My darling husband, Treforest Gump passed away last Saturday after being diagnosed with terminal cancer last year. Running was his life and passion. The amount of times I used to moan when we got out of bed at 3 or 4 am in the morning to travel to races lol. I'd give anything now to moan about this again. His last couple of races were The Aberdare 10k 4/07/10, the Boddington Marathon 19/06/10 and the Dartmoor Discovery, which he disappointingly had to drop out of, probably due to the cancer. He loved this challange. There's quite a few runners I met when we were at these races. I remember quite a few from the Teighbridge Trotters, Running for Beer, Plodding Hippo and a lovely couple from up North but cant remember your names, we camped next to you at the Dartmoor Discovery 2 - 3 years back. I'll miss you all and wish you all the best with the running. For the people who met us but cant quite put a face to the name, I always had our 2 laboradors (puppies) with us Marley is golden and Maisey is a choccy lab.
Thanks all for the memories I have of you even if you never met my husband you shared the same passion.
Mrs Treforest Gump x
So sorry to hear this, I didn't know your husband, but the Teignbridge trotters are just up the road from me and we probably knew the same people.
My sympathies and kind thoughts to you.
Thank you KK for pointing this thread out to me
Mrs Treforest Gump, I am so saddened to read of your news
I remember you and your hubby.A lovely man
thinking of you
Mrs Treforest Gump, so sorry to hear this sad news. It was my husband and I who camped next to you at Dartmoor a few years back. We had the good fortunne to meet your hubby there previously and also had a great weekend with him at Two Bridges in Rosyth. He was a true gem of a guy, can't believe he's gone.
Take care, our thoughts are with you, Lorna xxxxxxxxx
Lovely pictures Mrs mac
I am so saddened to hear this news. Last time I saw him was at Boddington last year, but I'll always remember him from Dartmoor Discovery... he was a lovely person and so much fun.
My heart goes out to you and your family xx
Mrs TG - I am so sorry to hear that Kevin passed away. Those were indeed happy days at the Discovery
So sorry to hear of your loss, Dartmoor was a fun time.
Thanks RFB and Trinity for mentioning on FB as I don't really come here much, and woouldn't have known...
LT and Mrs LT..
Thanks Trinity, yesterday was a very special day for me and I was thrilled (but expected) to see the number of people who were there to celebrate his life, especially Elvis lol, I wonder if he's ever done a funeral before. Kev would have loved it. We didn't leave the pub until 11 last night and people were still telling me stories about him or showing me photos. Quite a few were drunk but I wanted to stay sober so I could remember them all.
Mrs TG x
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