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MetiNews.Com - People have shared their favourite childhood memories of Chris who was a "true gent" and "had time for everyone"

Liverpool news Popular ice cream man touched hundreds of lives across Liverpool MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - People have shared their favourite childhood memories of Chris who was a "true gent" and "had time for everyone"

Liverpool news  Popular ice cream man touched hundreds of lives across Liverpool MetiNews.Com
14 January 2021 - 20:46

Breaking News ! A popular ice cream man touched hundreds of lives during his long career in Liverpool. Kirit Desai, who was known as Chris, served the communities of Fazakerley and Walton for over 40 years. The 65-year-old, from Tuebrook, sadly died on January 12 after contracting coronavirus, leaving people across the city heartbroken. After the ECHO reported on Chris' death, hundreds more people came forward to share their favourite memories of him. On Facebook, Paul Ryan said: "Chris was such a lovely man. He always had a smile on his face. "As a family we would always get our ice from him. "When my son heard an ice cream van he would say is that Kirit and if it wasn't, he would wait until Kirit arrived. Sign up for a new-look Echo newsletter It's never been more important to stay in touch with the news, so subscribe now to the Liverpool Echo newsletter. Twice a day, seven days a week, we'll deliver the biggest stories straight to your inbox. We'll also send special breaking news emails too for the latest stories that matter. You won't miss a thing. How do I sign up? It's free, easy and takes no time at all. First just click on this link to our newsletter sign-up centre. Once you're there, put your email address where it says at the top, then click on the Echo Daily News button. There are other newsletters available too if you want them as well. When you've made your choice, press the Save Changes button. "He would always ask about the family. When we moved we were all so made up he came on to our estate. "We will miss you so much and our chats together. Thinking of the lovely family at this time and sing love and a virtual hug for you all.

. All his pocket money would be spent in Chris’ ice cream van every week. Read More Related Articles Jurors hear teen's brave 999 call as loved ones fought to save shooting victim "My son wants to have his own ice cream van when he’s grown up, and this has got to be because of Chris." Becky McIver added: "Genuinely one of the nicest guys I’ve ever met and was privileged enough to have him as not only my ice cream men as a child but for my son too. Ice cream van owned by Kirit Desai, who was known as Chris, who passed away age 65 "Absolute legend, you will be missed Chris." A Facebook group has been set up in Chris’ memory, which has been flooded by hundreds of stories about him from customers and friends. Many say that Chris was a 'massive part' of their lives growing up and say that he will 'never be forgotten'. Read More Related Articles Two arrested and drug haul found in Asda bag after van stopped Chris’ son Viral Desai, said he ‘can’t believe’ the amount of tributes his dad received from members of the community. The 33-year-old told the ECHO: "I've been thinking about it for ages and I’d describe him as having an absolutely amazing smile and he just had this can do attitude to so many things. Keep up to date with the latest news in your area by entering your postcode below "He was such a humble person. I can imagine why all the people are saying this stuff because you could see people really appreciate his job and his service. "It's amazing to see how many people are going to miss him. "It’s a massive loss to us, his family, but to the community too by the sound of things. He’d want us to enjoy all these lovely messages." Chris followed in his father's footsteps who had been an ice cream man since the 1960s. Ice cream man Kirit Desai, who was known as Chris, with his father Viral added: "He looked after my nan and grandad his whole life and took over my grandad's business as the ice cream man after him. "When my grandad went into a care home , he’d go everyday. "Someone told me a story that he would go to the care home and give them all ice cream. "He was just so generous, he helped me get to where I am, he just wanted to help everyone. He was extremely hard working. "Before he passed he was fit and healthy and he fitted the bathroom and kitchen floor all by himself."

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Liverpool news Popular ice cream man touched hundreds of lives across Liverpool MetiNews.Com


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Liverpool news Popular ice cream man touched hundreds of lives across Liverpool MetiNews.Com


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