Mr S. B. Dexter

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Mr Samuel Bernard Dexter, (known as Bernard), of High Street, Colsterworth, has died in Kings Court Nursing Home, Grantham. He was 85.

He was born on November 5, 1926, in Woolsthorpe by Colsterworth. He was the husband of Gisela and brother to the late Edward and Joan.

Mr Dexter worked for the United Steel Company before joining the Army in 1945 and remaining in service until 1947. He then worked for Mod’s Transport Garage for 37 years. His final job was at Biffa, where he worked for six years.

Mr Dexter enjoyed grasstrack racing, darts and football.

The Rev Lesley Taylor conducted the funeral service at Grantham Crematorium Chapel.

Family mourners included: Gisela Dexter, Graham and Debbie Dexter, Barrie Dexter, Nigel Dexter, Jean Dexter, Martin Pulling, Dawn Pulling, Amanda Pulling, Stewart Dexter, Mr and Mrs Rastall and Rosemary Connor.

Other mourners included: Norah and Alek Zachowicz, David Hutchin, William Robotham, Tony Bailey, Ian and Jane Coleman, Andrew Matusiak, Rose Lee, Ray and Peggy Taylor, Bob Moderate, Peter and Jane Hempsall, Malcolm Love, Bill and Julie Plant, V. Mitchell, Geoff Robotham, E. Martin, Harold Martin, Steven Gibbons, John Robotham, Nic Coleman, Kim Pickard, Charles and Deborah Lavender, Alison Allenby, Terressa Wright, David Smith, Susanne Whinch, Mr and Mrs Simms, Ian Barker, Louise Coleman and Gemma Coleman.

Funeral arrangements were by Geeson Funeral Directors, Westgate, Grantham.

Donations for Kings Court Nursing Home, amount to £150 to date.