The late cricketing icon, Sir Everton DeCourcey Weekes, KCMG, GCM, OBE, will be accorded an Official Funeral on Thursday, July 30, at 10:00 a.m. at Kensington Oval. The interment will follow at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus.
The body will lie in repose for viewing at the Empire Club on Tuesday, July 28, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m., and at Legends Cricket Club on Wednesday, July 29, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. There will be no viewing at the service.
The funeral service is open to all members of the public. Persons are invited to pay their respects at the service and to sign the condolence books, which will be opened at the viewings.
The gates will open at Kensington Oval at 7:45 a.m. Persons are asked to be seated by 9:00 a.m.
Wearing of masks, temperature checks, hand sanitising and physical distancing will be enforced. Persons are therefore asked to plan accordingly.
The funeral will be live streamed on CBC and the Barbados Government Information Service’s Facebook page.
Sir Everton passed away on July 1, 2020, at the age of 95.