The funeral for Andy Gunn, the 18 year old who died in a fire in Honiton along with two other young people, is being held this afternoon in Bishopsteignton, the village in which he lived and worked.
His employer at the Cockhaven Manor Hotel, Roy Extance has paid tribute to him :
The word enthusiasm summed him up because whatever he did, he did it with passion.
He looked after customers, he trained the younger staff. He always had time for everybody but he wasn't a shrinking violet.
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