Funeral arrangements

Funeral arrangements for Sons’ director Callum Hosie

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Funeral arrangements for recently deceased Dumbarton FC director Callum Hosie have been released by the football club.  It will take place on Tuesday 22nd May 2018, his family have announced.  It will take place in Southport Crematorium for 2pm, and thereafter at Hilston Hall Golf Club. Callum’s death was announced with “deep sadness” earlier this week.   A club statement from Alan Findlay said: “All connected with Dumbarton FC — staff, directors, players, the trust and fellow supporters — send their deepest sympathies and condolences to Callum’s family and to his many friends at this extremely difficult time.  Callum will be missed by everyone connected to the club, and by the large number of people who knew and valued him in his neighbourhood and well beyond.”

Callum Hosie was born and brought up in Dumbarton where he went to Knoxland School and later Dumbarton Academy.  He was a nephew of the late John Hosie who was Club Secretary at Boghead Park for many years.  The Hosie family name was connected with Dumbarton FC for much of last century.  Callum served his time as an apprentice engineer in Dewrance in Glasgow Road and went on later to become a successful businessman in the North West of England.  He took an interest in Dumbarton FC after the club switched from Boghead Park to their present stadium at Dumbarton Rock, but kept a low profile thereafter.

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