Hitchin councillor’s funeral to be held next week

David Billing

David Billing - Credit: Archant

THE funeral of a councillor, who died after battling a long illness, will be held next week.

County and district councillor David Billing, who died on Monday, will be laid to rest next Thursday, July 18.

The funeral will be held at St Mary’s Church, Hitchin, at 3pm. It’s family flowers only, but donations can be made to Garden House Hospice through Austin’s funeral directors.

The wake will be held at The Sun Hotel.

Tributes have been paid to Cllr Billing, who represented Hitchin Oughton at district and Hitchin North at county level. You can read them, and add your own, by clicking on the link in the top right-hand corner of the page.