Over 200 people attend funeral of Britain's oldest man

Christopher Dean at the funeral of his father Reg Dean
Over 200 people attended Reg Dean's funeral at Wirksworth in Derbyshire

The funeral of Britain's oldest man who died at 110 is taking place today. King Edward the 7th was on the throne when Reg Dean was born in Staffordshire in 1902.

He lived in the Derbyshire Dales where his family say the funeral is a celebration of his life.

Coffin of Britain's oldest man Reg Dean at St Mary's church at Wirksworth in Derbyshire
Mourners at Reg Dean's funeral

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Funeral Of Britain's Oldest Man

Large crowds are expected to gather today for the funeral of Britain's oldest man. Staffordshire born Reg Dean died aged 110-years-old