Hundreds pay their last respects to much-loved teenager

12:28 14 November 2012

A piper leads the hearse along West Street following Tom Chubb's funeral

A piper leads the hearse along West Street following Tom Chubb's funeral

Archant

Piper plays as Tom Chubb’s coffin is carried from Axminster Church

Hundreds packed Axminster’s Parish Church this morning (Wednesday) for the funeral service of local teenager Tom Chubb, killed in a recent car accident.

A piper followed behind the 18-year-old’s coffin as it was carried from the Minster following the ceremony, conducted by the Rector, John Streeting.

Family members, including parents Iain and Eve, led the mourners, which included Tom’s huge circle of friends, many of whom had attended the Axe Valley Community College with him.

Donations were made for work to improve Axminster’s skatepark which is to be a permanent memorial to the much loved teenager.

Further contributions can be sent to W G Potter, Funeral Directors, Williams Potter House, 5 West Street, Axminster, EX13 5NX.

0 comments

Other News Stories

43 minutes ago

Town could have enough to buy own festive display

Read more
17:30

Motorists are being warned to take their valuables with them after a spate of car break-ins across East Devon.

Read more

A third of ‘Jurassic Ambassadors’ who volunteer their time to promote the historic coastline are from East Devon.

Read more
15:00

Pecorama’s first Bake It Big event raised £500 for a worthy cause.

Read more
12:30

Healthy eating has paid off for Littleham Primary School as it has been recognised for its hard work.

Read more
11:00

Lyme Regis Medical Centre is calling on budding young artists to draw or paint their vision of what the doctor of the future might look like.

Read more
07:00

Healthy eating charity HALFF is launching a new ‘cooking for one’ group in Seaton, thanks to funding and support from another local charity - Eating with Dignity.

Read more

A tanning company whose shop in Exmouth was ravaged by a fire earlier this year is expecting to reopen at a new site next year.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:30

Police officers dealt with 39 recorded offences in Axminster during August.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:43

A Sidford teenager is continuing his ‘spectacular’ form for Somerset Cricket Club - keeping the club in contention for the championship title.

Read more

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 10°C

Most Read News

Place a family notice

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Find a job in Devon



Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

FFind planning applications