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Funeral by Barry Chuckle: fans invited to greet Rotherham

Funeral by Barry Chuckle: fans invited to greet Rotherham

Barry Chuckle died at the age of 73 (Photo: PA)

Barry Chuckle, one-half of the comedy duo The Chuckle Brothers, died last week at the age of 73.

The funeral for the entertainment legend has been announced with hundreds of fans expected to travel the streets of Rotherham, where Barry will be buried next week.

A public celebration of his life is scheduled for Friday, August 17, followed by a private funeral at the New York Stadium of Rotherham United.