Funeral of Doncaster singer to take place

Singer Moby Richards.
Singer Moby Richards.

The funeral of a popular Doncaster singer and musician is to take place this afternoon.

Elizabeth Paddock, better known by her stage name of Moby Richards, died last month at the age of 66.

Mrs Paddock was a familiar face on the Doncaster live music scene and had taken part in a number of charity fundraising concerts and gigs for various causes over the years.

She died on December 22 in hospital with her family by her side.

The funeral will take place at St George's Minster at 12.45pm today followed by burial at Guest Lane Cemetery, Warmsworth.

An obituary read: "She will be so sadly missed by her loving family and many friends.

"A singer who delighted audiences with her wonderful voice and sense of humour. You have left us with many memories, much love and lots of laughter."