THE family of Matthew Bone has announced his funeral will be held on Tuesday.

Mr Bone went missing in Callow End in 2018 and on June 17 the family announced the sad news his body had been found a short distance from Stanbrook Abbey, the hotel where he was last seen.

The family say on their Facebook page that the funeral is close family only, due to Covid-19 restrictions. They add: “To remember Matt we are asking friends to take a walk in nature on that day and pick up a stone as a keepsake to celebrate the good times you shared with him.

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“It has been so comforting to read all the memories and experiences friends have shared with Matt over the years. He really was an incredible human, leaving his mark on so many people.

"Please do continue to share these stories with us.”