Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Farewell, Quincy

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HUNDREDS turned up to pay their final respects to the late cyclist, biker and race car driver Quincy Jones in a service of thanksgiving at the

Jones, 27, perished in a horrific crash on board his motorcycle in the early hours of the morning on Heroes Day at Welches St Thomas, dying at the scene to be counted the fourth road fatality for 2016.

Among those gathered with family and friends to remember the son of former national cyclist Ian Perryman and the father of two sons was former cycling great Kensley Reece; president of the Barbados Cycling Union, Keith Yearwood; members of the Barbados Auto Racing League, a large contingent of the Empire cricket team and a wide cross section of the sporting fraternity.

In his eulogy, former president of the Barbados Cycling Union, Mark Grannum, remembered Jones who he referred to as his adopted son. (RG)

Please read the full story in today’s Midweek Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

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