MR Frederick Joseph Supple, of Grantham, has died at home. He was 65.
Son of the late Frederick and Rose Supple, he was born in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire. He was one of four children and is survived by his brother, Geoff and sister, Yasmin. His brother Tony predeceased him.
Mr Supple leaves his wife, Irene, sons, Martin and Kevin and grandchildren, Holly, Robyn, Finley and Isla.
He worked as credit manager for Eddison Plant Limited, in Grantham, for 27 years. He also worked at Allington Nurseries and Diesel Power, prior to his retirement.
Mr Supple was a very active sportsman, playing in the Grantham football and darts leagues for many years. He was a keen swimmer and runner and was also a member of Belton Park Golf Club for over 30 years, enjoying both playing and watching golf.
He liked attending sporting events all over the world, especially football, cricket and boxing. He spent many years as secretary/treasurer for local golf societies, The Sportsman and Huntingtower Arms.
Mr Supple was a keen member of local pub quiz teams and also enjoyed crossword puzzles and Sudoku.
The funeral service was held at Grantham Crematorium Chapel, conducted by the Rev Chris Boland.
Family mourners included: Irene Supple, Martin and Kevin Supple, Jenny and Kate Supple, Geoff and Joan Supple, Yasmin and Aihem Bailey, Ken Fletcher, Andrew Fletcher, Paul and Clare Watson, Abby and Sonny Watson, Phil and Angela Bryan, Sam, George and Carina Bryan, Debbie Hawley and Dave Shaw, Leanne, Ross and Ellie Hawley, Holly and Robyn Supple, John Metcalf, Raymond and Carol Sangdren, Susan Foster, Micahel and Kathryn Toon, Chris and Joanne Taylor, Graham and Nancy Walker, Tracey Prescott, Lois Wood, Terry Wood and Denise Tegerdine, Geoff Watson, David Watson, Harry Watson, Brian and Carol Rowe, and Derek Young.
Other mourners included: David, Pearl and Andrew Green, Steve and Penny Smedley, Tom and Mary Whittaker, Mr and Mrs B. Nash, Charlie Lancaster, Mark Maclachlan, Richard Summerfield, Pete and Julie Geeson, Alwyn and David Marshall, Frank and Ita Carter, Jason and Tracey Taylor, Paul and Suzanne Stokes, Daniel and Amy Parnham, Richard Gunn, Brendan and Christine Gunn, Darren Whitbread, Martyn Henson, Rob Johnson, Nigel Fish and Jo Charles, Neil Fish, Irene Shaw, Paul Zabawa, Andy Penn, Pauline Steadman, Carol Pring, Pat Maxon, Bill and Ann Smith,
Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, St Catherine’s Road, Grantham.
Donations were received for Marie Curie Cancer Care.