When 20-year-old Keiran Cable from South Wales started to date 19-year-old Jess Ferguson, his friends say that he disappeared from their lives. After 18 months of unreturned calls and emails, fifty of Cable’s friends decided to surprise him with a mock funeral that included a coffin, hearse, and even a eulogy!
“Keiran had been in a relationship for a few months and it felt like he had died because none of us had seen him since then,” said friend Ben Sullivan
“We decided if he wasn’t going to come out with us and was going to pretend he was dead then we’d organise a funeral for him”
“One of the boys, Shaun Bundy, organised most of it and he spent Friday and Saturday making the coffin”
“[Keiran] had no idea what was going on. He thought he was coming out to watch the rugby but he” ended up in a coffin
“Another one of the boys, Daniel Bundock, was the vicar, and gave speeches from the Old Testament”
“Keiran has had a tough 18 months trying to keep his friendship with his friends alive but sadly the wait is now over and he has floated up to the gates of heaven,” the eulogy reads in part.”What hurts the most is that we were starved of precious time to say our last goodbyes after his relationship status was changed from ‘Single’ to ‘in a Relationship.'”