Honiton walkers trek 24 miles to remember Brian
PUBLISHED: 07:22 15 April 2009 | UPDATED: 23:22 15 June 2010
REMEMBERING the late Brian Revell and the charity that twice cared for him was the aim of a Good Friday sponsored walk. Brian's son, Tim, and family friend Simon Martin put their best feet forward to raise money for Hospiscare Honiton.
REMEMBERING the late Brian Revell - and the charity that twice cared for him - was the aim of a Good Friday sponsored walk.Brian's son, Tim, and family friend Simon Martin put their best feet forward to raise money for Hospiscare Honiton.Tim, 39, and Simon, 53, walked from Exmouth to Honiton, setting off at 6am.The 24-mile walk is expected to have raised around £800 for Hospiscare.Tim said: "Hospiscare helped my father. He had cancer twice and both times the charity helped him and the family. I wanted to do this for him and for Hospiscare."Tim, who works for a food production company in Chard, and Honiton accountant Simon were nearing the end of their long walk when they spoke to the Herald.At 2.30pm last Friday, Tim reported: "We've got about two miles to go."Our feet are aching a bit."Friends and family were waiting to greet the walkers when they arrived in High Street.