Watch: Hundreds say goodbye at funeral of flood victim Ivan Vaughan

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Hundreds of people gathered in Dungannon on Friday afternoon to say goodbye to showband star Ivan Vaughan.

Ivan, who was tragically killed in a flood on his way home to Caledon after playing a gig in Glaslough, county Monaghan last Sunday, has been described as “one of life’s true gentlemen” by a friend.

The funeral for former show band star Ivan Vaughan who died in a flood in County Monaghan has been described by a friend as one of "life's true gentlemen".Irish police believe Ivan Vaughan, whose stage name was Simon Scott, was swept away by flood water after getting out of his car as he returned from Glaslough on Sunday evening.The victim was 70 and from Caledon in County Tyrone.Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

The funeral for former show band star Ivan Vaughan who died in a flood in County Monaghan has been described by a friend as one of "life's true gentlemen".Irish police believe Ivan Vaughan, whose stage name was Simon Scott, was swept away by flood water after getting out of his car as he returned from Glaslough on Sunday evening.The victim was 70 and from Caledon in County Tyrone.Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

He leaves behind his wife Tish, and children Victoria, Helen and Karen.

The dear grandfather, much loved brother of Eileen, John, William and Anne and a dear uncle was remebered at his funeral service at St Anne’s Church in Dungannon at 2.30pm on Friday.

The showband singer performed under the stage name Simon Scott with The Plattermen in the 60s and 70s, but worked more recently as a one man band.

Former showband singer, Ivan Vaughan, who died in a flood in County Monaghan has been described by a friend as one of "life's true gentlemen". Pacemaker

Former showband singer, Ivan Vaughan, who died in a flood in County Monaghan has been described by a friend as one of "life's true gentlemen". Pacemaker

Ivan's car on a flooded road near Glaslough, Co Monaghan

Ivan's car on a flooded road near Glaslough, Co Monaghan