Grief stricken Collymore’s relatives in pictures

A somber mood hung in the air at Lee Funeral Home on Tuesday morning as family and friends of Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore went to move his body to  Kariokor Hindu Crematorium in Nairobi for cremation according to his wishes.

Family and friends of the late Bob Collymore outside the Lee funeral home. PHOTO| EDWARD KIPLIMO | STANDARD

Bob Collymore died on Monday, July 1, at the age of 61 at his home in Nairobi after a long battle with cancer.

A hearse carrying the remains of late Bob Collymore leaving the Lee Funeral Home.PHOTO| DAVID GICHURU | STANDARD

At Kariokor, the body was put in a room and only his wife, children, mother and sister were allowed.

Kariokor Crematorium in Nairobi during Bob Collymore’s send off. PHOTO| EDWARD KIPLIMO | STANDARD

Personnel at the facility told The Standard that the process began at 11:00hrs and ended shortly before 13:00hrs.

According to Safaricom chairman Nicholas Ng’ang’a, a memorial service is planned for later this week.

The Hindu Shamsan Bhumi Crematoria Center at Kariakor in Nairobi where the body of the Late Safaricom boss Bob Collymore was cremated. PHOTO | PHILIP ORWA | STANDARD

He leaves behind a wife and four children.

Source:The Standard

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