Mr Tom Lound, of Qu’Appelle Nursing Home, Bourne, and formerly of Houghton Road, Grantham, for over 40 years, has died in Peterborough City Hospital. He was 79.
Born in New Street, Grantham, in November 1933, he was the son of Arthur and Mabel Lound and brother to Audrey.
He married Joan in 1961. Their daughter, Suzanne was born in 1963 and son, Martin in 1965.His wife predeceased him in 1984.
Mr Lound began work delivering coal for Storey’s coal merchants, until moving on to work at Ruston and Hornsby. He also worked for a time at BMARC. Finally he settled at Kontak Engineering, where he worked for nearly 40 years.
He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Mr Lound also like socialising with his many friends at Kontak Social Club in Grantham. He enjoyed sports, including snooker, darts and football and he was a supporter of Tottenham Hotspur FC. He particularly liked to have a bet on the horse racing.
Robert Holland conducted the funeral service at Grantham Crematorium Chapel. Burial followed.
Other than the immediate family, mourners included: Chris Clarke (Parkinsons), Pauline McGeown, Joyce Peel, Alan and Margaret Newton, George Jackson, Chris Cranfield, Martyn Newcombe, John Dennis, Brian Leete, John and Carol Tinkley, Nigel Fisher, Tom Atter, Carrie Anne Webster, Gary Preston, Jill Preston, Stuart Gent, Barry Summerfield, Alan Smith, Mr and Mrs Coe, Cyril Lambley, Mrs Goodly, Kathy Sutton, Tracey Aldrich, Andy Coe, Alan Chantry, Geoff and Anne Gabony, Mick Aldridge, Tim and Sue Redmile, Kevin and Louise Short, Karen and Philip Mason, John Little, Mavis Frisby, Graham Bennett, Mandy Grant, Barry Toon, Gilbert Sumner, Gerald Sawyer, Keith and Mary Hallam, Denis Topham, Ron Topham, A. W. Rouse, Mr E. Crow, Meg Chapel, Keith and Jenny Lound, Frank Lound, Sylvia and Paul Beck, Paul Hammon, Mr and Mrs J. T. Bone, Mick Holvey, Alan Drury, Colin Parker, Bob and Elaine Connelly, Mr C. Carthew, Barry Smith, Beryl Slater, Shirley Little, Roger Wakerley, Joanne Petrou, Mr D. Kettle, Ken and Pat Hollingsworth and Mr and Mrs Mattison.
Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, St Catherine’s Road, Grantham.
Donations were received for Breast Cancer Care.