News 4 May 2010

Oz MX: Andrew McFarlane's family releases funeral details

Andrew McFarlane.

Andrew McFarlane.

The family of motocross legend Andrew McFarlane, who suffered a fatal crash at last weekend’s third round of the 2010 Rockstar Energy MX Nationals, have sent out the following letter announcing the funeral details of the fallen 32-year-old Queenslander:

Natalie, Tayla, Ron, Norma, Cameron and Wendy would like to announce that the funeral for Andrew will be held at Cleveland Baptist Church, 240 Bloomfield Street, Cleveland, Brisbane, Australia on Monday, 17 May at 11:00am.

The family would like to thank everybody for their kind support, we were blessed to have Andrew and we have been overwhelming by the support from people all over the world.

From the bottom of our hearts we thank you all and are amazed by the number of people our son, husband and father Andrew has touched in his great career.

Andrew will be missed by us all, but also remembered forever.

To his fellow riders and fans next time you are on the track you will have him watching from above, so in his memory don’t lose focus of your riding dreams.

Kind regards from the McFarlane family.

Also, JDR Motorex KTM Racing has announced details for a trust fund set up to support Andrew’s family who are left with only his memory.

JDR Motorex KTM will forever open doors and their arms to Andrew’s wife Natalie and daughter Tayla, and have set up a trust fund in their names requesting support from the industry, sponsors, and fans of the sport.

All financial contributions no matter how small will be appreciated, as together the motorcycle community help build a foundation for Natalie and Tayla without their hero, husband and father Andrew McFarlane.

Trust fund details will be released by JDR Motorex KTM Racing in coming days once set up by the bank.