Mr E. R. Sutton

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MR Eric Robert Sutton, formerly of Corby Glen, has died in Chandos House Care Home, Grantham. He was 83.

Mr Sutton was born in Dyke, near Bourne, Lincolnshire, the only son of Clara and Arthur Sutton. He moved to Morton prior to his marriage and then to Corby Glen.

He was a much-loved dad, granddad and great-granddad.

Mr Sutton worked as a builder labourer for Arthur Harwood, before going on to work as a builder/maintenance man for the Cholmeley estates.

He was a long-term member of Grantham Town Supporters’ Club, a member of Corby Glen Bowling Club and Grantham Indoor Bowling Club. He also enjoyed gardening.

The Rev Margaret Barton conducted the funeral service at Grantham Crematorium Chapel.

Family mourners included: Heather and Peter Manterfield, Lisa Manterfield, Paul and Nikki Manterfield, Robert Manterfield, Jasmine Hempsall and Jeff Hempsall.

Other mourners included: Dave and Lucy Turner, Alec Cox, Sandra and Brian Johnson, Albert Watson, Mr and Mrs Saunby, Mr S. Mann, Mrs J. Cox, Andrea Kiely, Sandra Palmer, Derek Beatty, Susan Peasgood, Robert Taylor, Margaret and Michael Lyon, Rosemary Lyon, Tony Fraher, Richard Haynes, Mr and Mrs Stubley, Graham Taylor, Mr and Mrs R. Louth, Mr Davey, Richard Allitt, Mr A. Podam, Margaret and Geoffrey Mackinder, Alan Cook, Roy and Nora Wilson, Philip and Rita Handley, Laura Pick, Brian Sculthorpe, Doreen Goodram, Mary and Claire Troughton, Ian De’ath, James Fraher, Monica Johnson, Jim Harwood (Grantham Bowls Club), Jenny Geeson (Grantham Bowls Club), Karen Hicks (Chandos House), Sheri Rawdon (Chandos House), and Margaret Taylor (Chandos House).

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

Donations were received for the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance.