Mr C. S. Williams

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MR Christopher Stewart Williams, of Woolsthorpe-by-Belvoir, has died. He was 65.

Born in Hertford, he was the son of Leslie and Myrtle Williams and brother to Martin. He was raised in Ware, Hertfordshire.

After leaving college in Welwyn Garden City, he worked in London as an insurance broker.

In 1971 he emigrated to Canada but returned to England in 1983 and later met and married Christine.

For 21 years he worked as an agricultural field trials officer for Crop Management Information in Boothby Pagnell.

In 1997 he achieved a BSc in Earth Sciences with the Open University.

Mr Williams was interested in steam railways, gardening, classical music and blues and jazz.

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

Family mourners included: Christine Williams, Susan and Mike Carter, Bernard Clare, Cathryn Carter, Chris Sibthorpe, Roger Smith, Ian and Jackie Mennell, Patrick Allen, Fran and Martin Williams, Emma Williams, and Brian and Jenny Robins.

Other mourners included: Beryl Clare, Andrew Clare, Pauline Herrick, Joanne Cant, Linda and Barry Bailey, John and Sandra Brister, Gordon Stafford, James Arbourne, Margaret and Peter Arbourne, Pauline Thompson, Linda and Nick Edmonds, Pauline and Dennis Burrows, Graham and Judy Ayto, Bill and Lindsey Atkinson, Sid and Jean Culpin, James Walgate, Kevin Barrett, Mick Barnes, Gill and David Mitchell, Andrew Mitchell, Chris and Debbie Green, Christine Jones, John Pawlyn, Amanda Farrow, S. J. Packe, Drury Lowe, Paul Sheardown, Ruth Turnbull, Melita Copley, James East, Malcolm Doughty, Jen and Roger Childs, Sheila and John Hirst, Mr and Mrs G. Bowers, Chris Able, A. Drury and Paul Freeman.

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

Donations were received for St Barnabas Hospice, Grantham.