SCORES of people have paid tribute to a much-loved dad who died aged 32.
Richard Bradley, who was left paralysed as a result of a work accident, has left behind wife Sarah and son Lewis, 12.
Richard, whose main carer was his wife but was also looked after by his son who is a registered young carer, died at his home in Naisberry Park, Hartlepool.
Richard and Sarah had been together for almost 14 years and were married in 2011.
Following his death, dozens of people have paid tribute to Richard on our website and Facebook page.
Lesley Murphy wrote: “So sad R.I.P Dicky thinking of your family at this sad time ...you will be sadly missed at the gigs xxx.”
Stacey Magill said: “You were by far one of the nicest men I ever had the privilege of knowing you were a true gentleman and I will never forget the nights out and the time we spent together I’m so proud to have known you we will one day meet again and party in heaven together love you lots xxxxxxxxxx.”
Amy Ward said: “So sad, thoughts are with the family xx.”
Samantha Murphy wrote: “Will treasure the memories and laughs we had. Rest peacefully matey. Thoughts are with the family x.”
Stretch Crossman posted: “Gunna miss ye dicky m8.”
Barry Pounder said: “Top bloke sadly missed, RIP Dicky. My thoughts are with family.”
Michael Gray wrote: “Thoughts with his family.”
Stacey Hamilton said: “R.I.P so sad to think how cruel this world is only takes the best fly high and shine bright thoughts are with family and friends till we meet again xx.”
Gemma Rhead posted: “So sad, such a lovely bubbly lad, RIP x.”
Julie Horner said: “So tragic a lovely bloke and devoted husband and father such a shame x.”
Amanda N Ian Rudd posted: “Omg I’m shocked. So sorry for your loss Sarah. Thinking of you all xxx.”
Lee James wrote: “Rip richy I’ve known you since rift house school top bloke.”
Vicky Coxon posted: “Rip cuz gone but never forgotten xx.”