British pop star Danny Jones is in mourning following the death of his grandfather.

The MCFly singer/guitarist took to his page on Friday (08Feb13) to share his sadness after the death of his beloved Grandad O'Neil.

Paying tribute to his relative, he tweeted, "Rip Grandad O'Neil, my best friend, my hero and the best grandad in the world... I love you so much."

Jones also shared a message from his bandmate Tom Fletcher, who wrote, "Thoughts going up north to Danny and all the family. His grandad was an awesome dude, Rip."

Jones replied to his pal, "Thanks so much mate he will be missd (missed)."