Give Brian the send off he deserves

£14,120 of £14k goal

Raised by 346 people in 5 months
Leon 'Rock' Lawrence  Pinner Ward, ENG

"A wonderful, happy and inspirational person with a big heart and a ready smile. Brian, you will be missed by many"

Above and below are some of the sentiments that echo across social media right now, trying to process the loss of a gentleman, larger than life itself, an inspiration, our friend -

Brian Appiah Obeng.

Known and loved across the Parkour community, (there will never be an Off the Wall jam like the ones he used to run), acting circuit and on the London Underground with his many encounters if you were lucky enough to get a selfie or mini video clip with him. There is a void right now which cannot be filled.

I have researched and funeral costs can mount up, so I'd like us to get together and donate whatever you can to help elevate the pressure on his family and be sure he gets the send of he truly deserves.

All donations will be passed directly to his family.

Thank you!

"By far one of the most infectious and positive people I met"

"I have met only a handful of real Gentleman. Nothing but kindness, a creative purity an aura of positivity"

"One of the best smile I have ever seen, we will never forget you"

"He was just 100% there for someone else and so enthusiastic. Hero with a heart of gold"

"You are in our hearts, with your joy and constant energy..."

"You will be remembered dear friend for your smile, strength and enthusiasm and will live in our hearts"

"Sometimes life brings you into contact with people who shine so brightly & touch so many lives"

"Sometimes people come into your life even for a split second and they can inspire you to better your self and live life to the full, and have fun every day!"

"The brightest lights shine most intensely and burn out too soon. But they leave that circle burnt into our eyelids so that we dont forget what they gave us"

"He definately influenced everyone he met. Such an inspiration."

"...such a strong, gentle, kind, passionate man"





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Update 13
Posted by Leon 'Rock' Lawrence
4 months ago
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A heartfelt thank you to every single one of you who contributed to this fund. All who attended his last farewell can testify to the special and unique Service and Celebration that it was. And I'm certain we were all appreciative that we could all be there to celebrate his life and meet all the people he held dear sharing tears, smiles, comforting in sadness, and warmed by the memories. I know with certainty his family were touched by your kindness and overwhelmed by your generosity. Thank you all and let's in some small way remember to #BeMoreBrian
The Church service.
The Celebration.
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Update 12
Posted by Leon 'Rock' Lawrence
4 months ago
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Complete info for Friday's proceedings, please read through...

Friday 16th December
Funeral 11.30am
Attire: Black and Red - formal or not? The family's response... This is Brian's Funeral, he would just say, "Do your thing!"❤
Roman Catholic Church of St. Ignatius, 27 High Road, Stamford Hill, London N15 6ND

Committal 2.30pm
Old Southgate Cemetery, Waterfall Road,
New Southgate, London N14 7JS

Celebration of Life Reception 4.00pm for 4.30pm start.
The Sports Hall, Tottenham Green Pools and Fitness, 1 Philip Lane, London N15 4JA
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Update 11
Posted by Leon 'Rock' Lawrence
4 months ago
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Hi all

Coaches will be booked tomorrow to transport you from venue to venue.

www.facebook.com/events/915707228565110/?ti=cl

Please respond by no later than 8pm today - Wednesday 7th December.

ATTENDANCE FORM -
https://goo.gl/forms/EcGuhsV38WT4fMQT2
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Update 10
Posted by Leon 'Rock' Lawrence
4 months ago
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Brian's Funeral and Celebration of Life Reception 16.12.16

https://www.facebook.com/events/915707228565110/?ti=cl

Please respond by Wednesday 7th December.

1. Specify attendance (even if it is not for the full day).
2. Fill in short form below detailing which parts of the day you'll be attending and whether you'll need a seat on the coach (per individual)

Friday 16th December
Funeral 11.30am
Attire: Black and Red
Roman Catholic Church of St. Ignatius, 27 High Road, Stamford Hill, London N15 6ND

Committal
Old Southgate Cemetery, Waterfall Road,
New Southgate, London N14 7JS

Celebration of Life Reception
(You are invited to wear a t-shirt with a photo of Brian on it).
The Sports Hall, Tottenham Green Pools and Fitness, 1 Philip Lane, London N15 4JA

Please invite those who you know were close to Brian. And don't forget to fill out this short form to state your intention of which parts of the ceremony you will be attending and if you require transport.

https://goo.gl/forms/EcGuhsV38WT4fMQT2

Thank you
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Chris Nicolaou
5 months ago

I never personally met Brian but he made a huge impact on my two young children ( Sophie and Max) Thank you so much Brian May you Run In Peace. Chris

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£14,120 of £14k goal

Raised by 346 people in 5 months
Created November 20, 2016
£20
Anonymous
4 months ago
CF
£20
Caroline Fagbemi
4 months ago

A very inspirational young man. Gone too soon. RIEP.

NG
£10
Naomi Gray
4 months ago

Rest In Eternal Peace King

AB
£20
Andrzej Borkowski
4 months ago
£50
Anonymous
4 months ago
NI
£100
Nicolene Irving
4 months ago

For the trip we never made......for being sincerely amazing..... I pray your family can take comfort knowing they raised a fantastic gentleman!

NM
£18
Nicholas Mahoney
4 months ago
BS
£30
Bobby & Family Seabrooke
4 months ago
JC
£10
Judith Van Cleave
4 months ago

From Becca's Mum - because she loved working with you. Sad hearts, but your Spirit and Love lives on.

£20
Anonymous
4 months ago
Chris Nicolaou
5 months ago

I never personally met Brian but he made a huge impact on my two young children ( Sophie and Max) Thank you so much Brian May you Run In Peace. Chris

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