Tributes have been paid to former Abingdon mayor Peter Spooner who has died.

Abingdon Town Council said it was "greatly saddened to learn of the death of one of its former mayors.

"Peter passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 14 with his family around him."

Mr Spooner served Abingdon as mayor from 1987 to 1988.

Abingdon Town Council said it "would like to send its sincere condolences to Peter’s family and friends".

Mr Spooner's funeral will be held on Monday, February 6 at 1pm.

This will take place at South Oxfordshire Memorial Park and Crematorium, Garford, Abingdon, OX13 5PA.

A wake is planned for afterwards at Millets Farm Centre, Lakeview Suite (above the restaurant), Kingston Road, Frilford, OX13 5HB.



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