- Owen Williams discovered his elderly neighbour passed away and left them a bag filled with 14 gifts
- The gifts are for Williams’ 1-year-old daughter, Cadi, until she turns 16
- Williams shared the news via Twitter and the post went viral with thousands of suggestions from curious onlookers
Owen Williams received news that his elderly neighbour, Ken Watson, had passed away.
Watson’s daughter revealed the news and also brought a bag that her father had left for the Williams family.
The bag was filled with 14 Christmas gifts Watson left for the Williams’ daughter, Cadi.
CBC radio reported that Watson was aged 87 when he died in October.
Williams revealed him to be a very friendly neighbour since 2015 when they moved to the town of Barry in Wales.
The generous gesture stunned Williams but it also posed another challenge as it wasn’t accompanied with a note or explanation.
The Williams family were unsure whether the gifts were all to be opened at once or if Watson intended that only 1 be opened per year.
They then realised his intention was the latter as he always spoke of living until he was 100 years old.
Williams took to Twitter to share the news and created a poll to determine if they should open all the gifts now and rewrap them or randomly draw 1 gift per year.
Briefly.co.za noted that his post went viral as it received a staggering 67 000 votes, with 69% voting for a lucky draw until 2032.
Williams’ wife, Caroline, opened the first gift and it was a beautiful hardcover book named, Christmas Eve at the Mellops.
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