Former Louth mayor dies

David Skinner
David Skinner

A former mayor of Louth, David Skinner, has died.

Mr Skinner died on December 12 aged 79 at Louth County Hospital.

He was the husband of the late Violet and the late Sheila, father to Simon and stepfather to Elizabeth and Alison.

A service will be held at St James’s Church on Thursday January 9 at 1.45pm.

He was mayor of the town in 1999/2000.

He was a councillor from 1995 to 2011.