Goodbye to Omar Geles: sad images of the funeral in Valledupar

Goodbye to Omar Geles: sad images of the funeral in Valledupar
Goodbye to Omar Geles: sad images of the funeral in Valledupar

The body of the singer-songwriter and Vallenato King Omar Geles Suárez arrived on the morning of this Wednesday, May 22, at the Rafael Carrillo Lúquez Library, in Valledupar. ANDThe coffin was escorted by relatives and acquaintances of the Vallenato singer, who died the night before due to cardiorespiratory arrest..

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Omar Geles, who was 57 years old, was playing a tennis match with some acquaintances when a severe pain in his chest left him unconscious on the floor. He was taken by his escort to the Erasmo clinic, in the capital of Cesar, where his death was confirmed.

Maren García, wife of Omar Geles with whom he had three children, was seen crying disconsolately next to the singer’s body, accompanied by the minors and his family.. The woman is supported by family and friends who express their condolences after she stated on social networks: “I don’t have the strength.”

Relatives of Omar Geles comfort his widow during the wake –

Photo: Colprensa

The Rafael Carrillo Lúquez Library was the place that was set up in a matter of hours to say goodbye to the composer of musical works such as ‘The Paths of Life’, ‘Tarde lo Met’ and his most recent work ‘What Mom Lived’ , a song dedicated to his wife with the promise of never abandoning her.

A crowd of fans came to the place who want to pay tribute to the singer and accordion player who throughout his almost 40 years of musical career impacted all the exponents of vallenato. In fact, in the place the Government of Cesar located a wax statue that they gave him last year in tribute for his contributions to the Vallenato tradition..

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During the night of May 21, when the singer died, the artist’s relatives confirmed that the lifeless body of the vallenato composer will remain in a burning chamber for two days and fans will be allowed to express their affection.

It has been reported in local media that the formal ceremonies of the funeral services will take place at the Rafael Carrillo Lúquez Library and In the afternoon it will be transferred to Plaza Alfonso Lópezwhere it will remain until Thursday, where more farewell ceremonies will be held until 10:00 am, when the funeral is expected to take place in the Ecce Homo Gardens.

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