Mr A. Burgoin

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MR Anthony Burgoin, of Skillington, Lincolnshire, has died in Avery Lodge Care Home. He was 86.

Born in Tallington, Lincolnshire, he was the youngest son of Bonny and Mary Burgoin.

He attended Stamford School and went on to Cambridge University, where he boxed and rowed for Caius College.

After leaving Cambridge he served in the Royal Air Force, and was mainly based at RAF Cranwell. He was employed by the Ministry of Transport for around 40 years, retiring in 1985.

Mr Burgoin enjoyed cricket, rugby, gliding, sailing, dog showing and judging, field trialling and all gunwork with dogs.

The Rev John Bruce conducted the funeral service at Grantham Crematorium Chapel.

Mourners included: Mrs G. Burgoin, Jeremy Burgoin, Mason Thorne, Eileen Gates, Eunice Jones, Joan Boalch, Geoff Burgoin, Susan Burgoin, Robin Boalch, Susan Koldan, Shirley Heath, Stephen Heath, Trevor Rigby, Barbara Rigby, David Harris, Francis Lamb, Audrey Bellamy, Margaret Fowler, Joe Lyon, Mr and Mrs C. Brockett, Nigel Aspland, Vicky Page, Eileen Whatton, Rona Allinson, Sheila Green, Ruth Burgoin, Maurice Vinter, Bill Meads, John Cox, Gordon Hocking, Sandra Edson, Vicky Cope, Andrew Watson, Jackie and Raymond Flack, Derek Bush, Mr and Mrs J. Dobney, and Tracey Doughty.

Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, St Catherine’s Road, Grantham.

Donations were received for the British Heart Foundation.