Spondon historian and Scout leader John Hughes dies at 94
A Scout leader and Derby history buff has died at the age of 94 after a life dedicated to his community.
John Hughes wrote several local history books and produced for many years the Scout's Flying High gang show, which was one of the first to feature girls. He also co-wrote a musical play in 1990 to mark 650 years since the Great Fire of Spondon.
A service of thanksgiving will be held at St Werburgh's Church, Spondon, at 12.30pm on Wednesday October 5. Mr Hughes, who was a retired Celanese engineer, was married to the late Mary Hughes, and leaves one daughter.
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