Mr A. Cobb

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MR Alexis Cobb, of Queensway, Grantham, has died at home. He was 83.

Mr Cobb was born in New Street, Grantham.

He was educated at the National School, Grantham.

For many years Mr Cobb worked at Aveling Barford as a machine demonstrator, travelling all over the world, before going on to manage his own business.

He loved gardening and he enjoyed sport, mainly football and cricket. He was a member of Grantham Conservative Club. Mr Cobb also liked playing snooker.

The funeral service held at St Anne’s Church, Harrowby Road, Grantham, was conducted by the Rev Janet Rogers. Burial followed in Grantham cemetery.

Family mourners included: Doreen Cobb, Andrew Cobb, Nicholas Cobb, Sue Cobb, Victoria Cobb, Nene Dives, Matt Garner, Betty Cobb, Emily Hunt, Noel Hunt, and Mark Hunt.

Other mourners included: Pat Hurd, Sid Laurence, Mr and Mrs Hills, Bob English, Phil Willows, Mr W. Davis, Mr P. Mogridge, Peter Dobney, Margaret Swann, Doreen Towning, Terry Tresadern, Daniel Ward, Sally Anne Doughty, Mr and Mrs Lamb, Mr and Mrs M. Plant, Mr and Mrs Keating, Mandy Sutton, Pearl and Clive Jeffery, Mr and Mrs A. Clark, George Short, Mr and Mrs Kime, Mr and Mrs M. Lowe, Shirley Hill, Colin Williams, Christine Jones, Mr and Mrs Sharp, Jane Prescott, Mary Smith, Anne Mayfield, Mary Necklen, Frances Fletcher, Charlotte Corden, Simon Corden, Cyril and Brenda Brown, Mr and Mrs Renshaw, Ann and John Hollingsworth, Terry Yates, Adrian Sleaford, Lionel and Marlene Embling, Jonathan Ward, Jeff and Jenny Ward, Ann Parker, Val Brown, Mr and Mrs E. Berridge, Neil Askew, Michael and Roy Sherwood, Angela and Steve Beckett, Enid and Derrick Burbage, Jean Smith, Sylvia Cartwright, Mrs Hurd, Dorothy Oxby, Elspeth and John Carbett, Nora Taylor, Alf and Maureen Taylor, Dennis and Alma Morgan, Keith Blakey, Jason Blakey, Helen Foster, Glennis Foster, Michael Foster, Sharon Short, and Julia, Leslie and Andrew Teague.

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

Donations were received for the RSPCA.