ESSON John Robert Of Chipping Norton, peacefully in hospital on 12th January, aged 74 years. A beloved husband of Margaret, dad of Jeanette and Suzanne and a much loved granddad who will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Private cremation followed by A Service of Thanksgiving at St. Mary Church, Chipping Norton, on Thursday 30th January at 12.00 noon. Family flowers only please, donations for Oxfordshire Association for the Blind c/o A.L. Sole & Son, Bidston Close, Over Norton. OX7 5PP.