About Us - Meet The Family

Robin Thorne

Robin Thorne

Robin is the General Manager and principle Funeral Director at Kemp & Stevens. He holds the NAFD Diploma in Funeral Directing and is a licensed member of the BIFD and is responsible the day to day operation of the business.

Michael Thorne

Michael Thorne

Michael also holds the NAFD Diploma in Funeral Directing and is a licensed member of the BIFD. He manages K&S Memorials, arranging meaningful lasting tributes in stone and is a qualified memorial fixer.


Gill Thorne

Gill Thorne

Gill also holds the NAFD Diploma in Funeral Directing and is a licensed member of the BIFD. She is usually in the office in Alton or visiting families to arrange funerals or to plan for future funerals.

Geoffrey Thorne

Geoffrey Thorne

Geoff is a member of the British Institute of Embalmers and holds the National Association of Funeral Directors Diploma. He is a licensed member of the British Institute of Funeral Directors. Geoff spends a lot of his time serving families at his other two branches (Thorne-Leggett) in Whitehill and Farnham.



Sue Thorne

Since the death of Geoff’s father Ron in 2014, his mother Sue, whilst in her eighties, remains living on the premises she still enjoys showing families into the Chapel of Rest to visit their loved ones, her warm personality is appreciated by all.



Extended Family!

Malcolm Jones

Funeral Conductor, assisting Robin and Michael.

Sue Morgan

A lovely lady who runs the busy office with great efficiency. She is always willing to help the bereaved in any way she can and is the face who will often greet clients.

Carole Jones

Admin assistant is often on hand to ably assist Sue.

Simon Goff and Laura Spooner

Both Funeral Directors, who mostly assist Geoff. They both hold the same values as the family and are Diploma holders and licensed members of the Institute.



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A tradition of caring service...

Kemp & Stevens offers excellent funeral services in Alton and the surrounding areas, and we are well known for our compassion, dignity and integrity.

Our qualified, professional and experienced family will provide you with the best funeral service. Our dedicated staff can provide you with the personal touch when arranging a funeral service. Trust us to help you get an affordable price for your budget.

Call us on 01420 83177.


Kemp & Stevens - Independent Family Funeral Directors & Memorial Masons
(The Thorne Family Funeral Directors)
93 High Street Alton Hampshire GU34 1LG
Tel: 01420 83177 (24 hrs)