Hundreds Gather For Funeral Of Kailen Spreadbury

March 2014
Hundreds gathered at St Mary's Church, Great Baddow on Wednesday March 19th for the funeral of Kailen Spreadbury. After the service the many hundreds followed a bagpipe player and two horse drawn carriages which carried the coffin to the Lawn Cemetery where Kailen was buried.

Kailen, aged 20, was killed in a car accident in Great Baddow on March 1st. His 18 year old fiancee Charley Wassell, released from hospital, and their 9 month old son Freddie both attended.

Great Baddow Man Killed In Car Accident

March 2014
 (Kailen pictured with fiancee Charlotte and son Freddie)

Kailen Spreadbury, aged 20, was tragically killed in a car accident on the A1114 Essex Yeomanry Way, Great Baddow on Saturday March 1st. He was pronouced dead at the scene at 1pm.

His partner Charlotte was flown to The Royal London Hospital by air ambulance and remains in a serious condition. Their 9 month old son, Freddie, who was also involved in the collision, was released from hospital unharmed.

Kailen, the son of Warren and Karen Spreadbury, attended Baddow Hall School and Great Baddow High School and was scouted to play football for West Ham FC from the age of six. He later had a spell in the Chelsea youth team and also played for Chelmsford City Colts before settling to play for his local team Great Baddow FC at the age of 16.

Kailen was a hugely popular young man and devoted father. RIP Kailen.