Red and white balloons are released at Dayman Park memorial service for Liam Arndt.
Red and white balloons are released at Dayman Park memorial service for Liam Arndt. Alistair Brightman

Last goodbyes to Liam at emotional service

FRIENDS and family of Liam Arndt gathered at Dayman Park in Urangan on Saturday to say a final farewell to the 18-year-old who lost his life in a car crash in Grong Grong, New South Wales, on July 25.

The speeches given remembered a young man whose life had only just been starting out as he moved south with his pregnant girlfriend, Kailah O'Keefe.

Kailah and their unborn child survived the crash.

Liam's family expressed their gratitude to the Hervey Bay community, which helped raise the funds needed to bring Liam's body home and have it cremated.

In a touching tribute, members of Liam's family released balloons into the sky.

The balloons were red, Liam's favourite colour, and white, a peaceful colour, Liam's stepbrother Dakota Smith said.



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