Mr D. G. Morgan

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MR Denis George Morgan, of Pond Street, Great Gonerby, has died in Grantham Hospital. He was 81.

Mr Morgan was born in Victoria Street, Grantham, the only son of George and Gladys Morgan.

He married Alma at St John’s Church, Grantham, and they had been happily married for 54 years. Their daughter, Jayne, was born in 1957.

At the age of 14 he started work as an apprentice at Aveling Barford. His National Service was completed in the Royal Air Force and he returned to Aveling Barford as a demonstrator, travelling all over the world. He then became an area sales manager until his retirement at the age of 60.

Mr Morgan enjoyed wood carving, fishing, and he had mastered computing in his 70s.

Robert Holland conducted the funeral service at Grantham Crematorium Chapel.

Other than immediate family, mourners included: Mr Crane, Bill Gent, Stuart Gent, Janet Gent, Denis Willoughby, Jack Twycross, Beatrice Clark, Roy Ingamells, Ken Hickling, Jane Potter, Sharon Flaherty, Nadine Jackson, Bill and Mary Marvin, Amanda Wilde, David Parsonage, Barbara and Roy Smith, Jenny Harvey, Brian Harvey, Colin Rump, Phil and Audrey Willows, Mr and Mrs C. Thompson, Katherine Yilnaz, Tarik and Yasam Yilmaz, Jess West, Douglas Cook, Brian and Judy Stubley, Keith Blakey, Sid Simpson, Julia Maplethorpe, Bill Davis, Alan Spick, Pearl and Clive Jeffrey, Derrick Burbage, Jean and Alan Thompson, Brian and Valerie Crunkhorn, Lois Wood, Adrian Crowson, Derrick and Wendy Kime, Gordon Squires, George Buxton, Martin and Sarah, Laura and Ben Harvey, Ken and Sue Monk, Joy Horn, Mr and Mrs Copestake, Mr and Mrs J. Lyon, Anne Clarke, Mr and Mrs Wilde, Tim Marvin, Jean and Harry Smith, Frank Turner, Linda Thompson, Neville Peatman, Ron and Pam Crowson, Doreen Cobb, and Richard Leverett. Mr Alan Horn was unable to attend due to illness.

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

Donations were received for the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire air ambulance.