Who was Rev David Coles? Rev Richard Coles’ partner and vicar

()

REVEREND Richard Coles has become a household name thanks to his work in the church and also on TV.
But in 2019 the former Strictly star’s partner Rev David Coles sadly passed away.
Who was Rev David Coles?
Rev David Coles was the partner of celebrity vicar Richard Coles, and like him, was a Church of England Vicar.
Unlike his famous partner, he kept himself out of the spotlight, and little was known about him.
In his Twitter bio, he described himself as a “carer to FIVE delinquent yet delightful dachshunds, a dilettante potter, designer, gardener and narrow boat enthusiast”.
David also used to post pictures of his baking, and was a big fan of TV cook Mary Berry.
The Rev David Coles  sadly died aged 42 in 2019
Meanwhile, Rev Richard Coles is a vicar and a former pop star. 
He was most famous for being part of The Communards alongside Jimmy Somerville, who had been pals before joining the band.

Read more on Rev Richard Coles

NOT AGAIN!

GMG viewers slam Richard Madeley for ‘awkward’ interview with Rev Richard Coles

‘IT WAS REALLY TOUGH’

Strictly’s Richard Coles reveals partner David died of alcoholism

They formed the band in 1984 after Jimmy left Bronski Beat and the pair played together for three years.
Notable hits were Don’t Leave Me This Way and Never Can Say Goodbye.
How did Rev David Coles die?
The exact date of David’s death is unknown but his passing was announced by Richard on Twitter on December 17, 2019. 
He  thanked the “brilliant team” at Kettering General hospital for looking after David in his final days.

Most read in TV

dancefloor goss

Strictly Come Dancing signs HUGE 80s pop star as 8th star for 2022 show

BISH BASH BOSH

Love Island fans stunned as Luca Bish sparks feud rumours with fellow OG

ISLAND FEUD

Love Island’s Millie Court unfollows Ekin-Su after she branded her ‘pointless’

hello yellow!

Love Island fans all say the same thing as Danica shares sexy underwear snaps

UH OH

Love Island Ekin-Su in secret feud with fellow Islander over ‘salty comments’

See also  Kylie Jenner demands Travis Scott cut ties with Kanye West as Kim Kardashian’s loyal family unfollows unhinged rapper

daddy’s girl

Michael Owen breaks his silence as daughter Gemma arrives home without Luca

‘back onboard’

Gemma Owen shows off home stables as she goes out for first horse ride

OH GEM!

Gemma Collins gets hooked up to a drip after revealing slimmer than ever figure

FRESH START

Luca begs Gemma Owen to MOVE in with him despite ‘rocky’ romance

‘A few days of no one’

Inside Rylan Clark’s first ever solo holiday as he flees the UK

He tweeted: “I’m very sorry to say that @RevDavidColes has died. He had been ill for a while. 
Thanks to the brilliant teams who looked after him at @KettGeneral. Funeral details to follow.
“The Lord shall be thine everlasting light, and the days of thy mourning shall be ended.”
In 2021 his partner Richard revealed his partner David had died from alcoholism.
In an extract from his book The Madness of Grief: A Memoir of Love and Loss, Richard, said: “It was really, really tough to see somebody you love destroy himself.
“It is like someone is drowning and you throw them a lifebelt but they are just not taking the lifebelt.
“And I did try everything I could think of to help him stop drinking, and in fairness to him he did try too, but it was too much for him.”
Were Richard and David Coles married?
Richard and David had been together for 12 years and were in a a civil partnership.
The couple also lived in a celibate relationship.
Richard often spoke with love for him and their life together, particularly on his Radio 4 show: Saturday Live.
 

Source: The Sun – Read More

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating / 5. Vote count:

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

We are sorry that this post was not useful for you!

Let us improve this post!

Tell us how we can improve this post?

Author:

Leave a Reply