Obituary: Mr Barry Arthur Meggitt

Mr Barry Arthur Meggitt
Mr Barry Arthur Meggitt

Mr Barry Arthur Meggitt, of Princess Drive, Grantham, has died in Lincoln County Hospital. He was 81.

The son of Arthur and Violet Meggitt, he was born in Grimsby.

He was the husband of Marian Meggitt, father of Karen and Steve Meggitt and Donna Berridge and grandad to Dale and Jamie Meggitt and Tom Berridge.

Mr Meggitt worked at Vacu-Lug for 25 years until retiring due to ill health.

His interests included watching horse racing and football and spending time with his family.

The funeral service was held at Grantham Crematorium Chapel.

Family mourners included: Marian Meggitt, Karen Meggitt, Steve and Sue Meggitt, Donna and Mark Berridge, Tom Berridge, Dale Meggitt, Jamie Meggitt, Pam and Derrick Meggitt, Victoria Bocock, Roy Ryder, Margaret Ryder, Kevin Ryder, David Ryder, Claire Ryder, Dave and Angie Connell and John Connell.

Other mourners included: Joy and Roger Braisby, Ella Parkin, Kay Harrison, Tracey Nicholas, Mr and Mrs Cox, Mrs Mayfield, Mr and Mrs Thorpe, Mrs Freeman, Stephen Pearce, Mr and Mrs C. Marshall, Mr and Mrs E. Berridge, Mr Sparks, Mrs Smith, Angie Ryder, Alan and Joyce Dennett, Mr and Mrs N. Wallis, Tracey Hollier, Mr and Mrs Broughton, Mel Short, Gemma Reid, Violet and Frank Woolatt, Colin Holloway, Sean Simpson, Dave Fardell, Dean Fardell, Karen Ballaam and Janet and Dennis Barton.

Funeral arrangements were by Co-operative Funeralcare, Bridge End Road, Grantham.

Donations for Arthritis Research UK amount to £200 to date.