Thursday, 29 July 2021

Singer joined by 200 at memorial service for son

SINGER Vince Hill has paid an emotional tribute to his “little star” son at a memorial service in Henley.

Athol Hill died in his sleep on January 28, aged 42.

More than 200 people gathered to pay their respects at the humanist service at Henley town hall on Thursday last week.

Mr Hill jnr was a keen musician and drummer and his coffin was adorned with pictures of drums.

His 79-year-old father, who lives in Shiplake, told the mourners: “I’m going to take a deep breath and see if I can get through this.

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