Tributes continue to pour in response to the death of Arnol Kox, Eindhoven’s famous street preacher.
Kox died on Wednesday at the age of 67 from complications related to a bone marrow disease and leukaemia.
Tributes and condolences on social media carry the message that Arnol belonged to Eindhoven, and that the city won’t be the same without him.
A tweet from Ron Vorstermans describes Kox as a ‘city legend’.
Letterlijke s o Arnol Kox. Schreeuwen doe je om gehoord te worden. RIP stadslegende. pic.twitter.com/euH8JaVN48
— Ron Vorstermans (@RonVorstermans) July 16, 2020
Christel tweeted that ‘the city centre will never be the same. Rest in peace @ArnolKox. Heaven is a star richer’.
— Christel (@christelvs) July 16, 2020
Eindhoven News readers also shared their condolences. Readers described him as an ‘icon of Eindhoven’.
Source: Studio040 and Eindhoven News
Translation: Rachael Vickerman