Over £5,000 has been raised for John smashing the £2,000 target
Ayrshire and beyond has come together to show love and respect to family and friends of Stagecoach bus driver John Kiltie, after he was stabbed to death just outside his home in Girvan, Ayrshire, while washing his car.
Over £5,594 has already been raised for John's family and Fundraising events are still taking place.
The fundraising campaign set up by a Stagecoach colleagues and friends, speaking to one of John's colleagues, Craig Gemmell told the Ayrshire Daily News:
"This fundraising page was set up on behalf of John's colleagues at Stagecoach and his friends, we are all completely in shock at what has happened and wanted to find a way to help and support his family.
"I contacted another driver who is a close friend of John and we decided to set up the page so that anyone who knew john and anyone in the Girvan and Ayrshire community who would like to contribute would be able to." It is understood John confronted someone who vandalised his car outside his home in Park Road, Girvan.
The father of four was found by Police in his garden just after 11am on Saturday, officers used CPR but could not resuscitate him.
If you would like to donate to the GoFund me for John Kiltie please head over to - https://goo.gl/T1PbnT
A spokeswoman for Stagecoach said: “We understand that one of our employees was fatally injured in an incident at his home this morning. Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with his family and we will provide support to them and his colleagues during this very sad time.”