A very sweet ice cream man’s unique funeral procession has melted hearts all over the internet.
The clip, filmed in the London area of Camberwell, shows a procession of ice cream vans following a hearse, all while playing the classic ice cream van jingle to farewell their fellow comrade.
As the hearse drove down the road, around seven colourful ice cream vans slowly followed behind while the sweet music blared through the streets.
Twitter user Louisa Davies posted the footage online after the sounds of the procession woke her up, admitting the heart-warming gesture left her “sobbing”.
“Just witnessed an ice cream man’s funeral and all the ice cream vans came and followed in solidarity I AM SOBBING,” Louisa wrote.
The video quickly went viral, with Louisa’s clip alone attracting a staggering 11 million views.
just witnessed an ice cream man’s funeral and all the ice cream vans came and followed in solidarity I AM SOBBING pic.twitter.com/bJhyJj4JoK
— Louisa Davies (@LouisaD__) December 17, 2021
As per the Daily Mail, the funeral was held for 62-year-old Hasan Dervish, a man who was described as the “King of the ice cream” by his brother, Savash.
Savash wrote: “Rest in eternal peace my brother. King of the ice cream.”
Louisa told the publication she didn’t know the driver but was moved by the sweet send-off.
“I’d never seen anything like this before so was quite shocked at first but then thought it was just the nicest most heart-warming send0-off,” she said.
“I’d like to send my respects to the family and let them know this procession brought joy to a lot of people today.”
This article first appeared on Over60.