Mr R. B. E. Henton

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MR Robert Byron Ernest Henton, of Coventry Close, Grantham, has died at Grantham Hospital. He was 85.

Mr Henton was born in Long Bennington. He was husband to Sylvia, father to Linda, grandfather to Natalie, brother to Ena and Bill, uncle to John and Paul and great grandfather to Robbie and Jasmine.

Mr Henton worked as an engineering machinist. His last job was at Aveling Barford in Grantham. His hobbies included dancing, holidays abroad, gardening, playing the organ and Spanish lessons.

The service was conducted by the Rev Alan Littlewood at Barkston Church followed by burial in Barkston cemetery.

Family mourners included Natalie Hardwick, Sylvia Henton, Paul Brewster, John Brewster, Robert Hardwick, Roger Key, Caroline Key, James Key and Vicky Key.

Other mourners included Joyce and George Dunn, Sheila and Cyril Lambley, Mavis Glenn, Peter and Elizabeth Cole, Charlotte Harper, Shirley Bradley, Patricia Siddle, Peter Bradley, Ken Willetts, Les and Barbara Walton, John and Sandra Newson, Kate Spendlow, Robert and Jeanette Hardwicke, Cyril Peters, Mr and Mrs Andrew Lambley, Christine Baxter, Pam Leyland, Janet and Tony Priestley, Mr and Mrs Rimmington, Keith Hoyes, Deborah Blant, Myles Charles.

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

Donations were received for the Alzheimer’s Society.