Friends and relatives of the late comedian Ricky Hui Koon-ying said a final farewell at his funeral last night by watching footage of some of his most famous films. Dozens of guests and relatives arrived at Po Fook Hill Memorial Hall in Sha Tin. Among them were lawmaker Wong Yuk-man, filmmaker Clifton Ko Chi-sum, actor and film producer John Shum Kin-fun, veteran actor Bowie Wu-fung, actress Bernice Liu and singer Lee Loon-ki. Dozens of wreaths from Hui's celebrity friends were also placed outside the hall. Attendants said the hall was decorated with white and pale purple flowers. Footage from films Hui starred in, including Mr Coconut, Chicken and Duck Talk and All's Well, Ends Well was broadcast. Ko, a close friend of Hui's, said he felt especially sad when he saw the films on which they worked together. 'It's like it was just yesterday,' he said. 'I thought he would have lived longer.' Hui, 65, who suffered from heart disease and had an operation last year, was found dead in his Kowloon Tong home on November 8. Many showbiz celebrities have expressed shock at his death. It was reported that his ashes would be scattered at sea. The comedian and pop star was a household name during the course of seven albums and more than 60 films spanning four decades since the 1960s. Hui was the brother of comic actor Michael Hui Koon-man and Sam Hui Koon-kit, also known as 'the god of Canto-pop'. He and his two brothers were big stars of the local comedy movie industry in the 1970s and 80s. The last film he made was Super Model in 2004. The third of five children, Hui came from humble beginnings, raised in a squatter's hut in Diamond Hill then a public housing estate in So Uk, Cheung Sha Wan. He skipped university and was trained as an actor at the Shaw Brothers Studio. His last wishes were to perform another concert at Hong Kong Coliseum after his last one in 1997 and to have his hand imprint on the Avenue of Stars in Tsim Sha Tsui, but they were never realised.