Birmingham news Son who visited dad's deathbed dies from coronavirus aged just 41 MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Greg Smith had been to visit his dad Roy in hospital in order to say his final goodbyes
Breaking News ! A Staffordshire family is grieving after a son died of coronavirus three weeks after visiting his Covid-stricken father's deathbed. Greg Smith had been to visit his dad Roy in hospital in order to say his final goodbyes. But within days he tested positive for coronavirus and was admitted to the same hospital. Greg Smith's family have been left devastated by his death. The 41-year-old Muller shift manager died after a health battle in hospital, where he was moved onto a ventilator, Staffordshire Live reports. 67-year-old Roy tragically passed away on December 31 and Greg on January 24. Greg had been to visit his dad Roy, who was in Burton's Queens Hospital, to say goodbye. In a statement, the family said: "Greg's partner, Natalie, and his mother, Deborah, along with his four children and stepdaughter, are truly devastated at the loss of a husband of 45 years, a grandfather and only son at the age of 41 - a loving partner and amazing dad.
. "It has been the saddest of times but we have taken great comfort from the many tributes, kind words and gestures and to know how much they were loved." Greg, who lived in Worcester, leaves behind partner Natalie Passey, four children from the age of four, and his stepdaughter.
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His youngest son, four-year-old Oakley, and nephew AJ have paid tribute. Greg also leaves behind children Ivy, seven; Cody, 12; and Ceejay, 18; as well as stepdaughter Jessica, 21. A Gofundme page has been set up to raise funds to support Natalie, who had been made redundant from Debenhams last year. Find it here.
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