Mr Albert Thomas Watson, of Avery Lodge Care Home, Grantham, has died there. He was 86.
Born in Corby Glen, the son of Violet and John Watson, he was the eldest of seven children.
Mr Watson took early retirement from British Rail after 40 years’ service.
He was the treasurer for the Railway Club and was made a life member in November 1974.
He enjoyed holidays spent with his friends and day trips on the railway with friends.
Robert Holland conducted the funeral service at Grantham Crematorium Chapel.
Family mourners included: Beatrice and Derrick Beatty, Jean Cox and Sid Mann, Shirley Farrar and Joyce and Malcolm Saunby.
Other mourners included: Douglas Whitaker, Colin Buxton, Mrs Abraham, Steve Hopkins, Mr Stevens, Mr and Mrs R. Morris, Mary Drage, Win Williamson, Andrew Podam, Nigel and Heather Podam, Brenda Priest, Peter Podam, Steven Cox, Fiona Wakeland, Susan and Graham Stevens, Linda and Steve Saunby, Alan Pick, Denis and Christine Pridmore, Rosemary Coleman, Tim Holt, Mr A. Houghton, Mr C. Maxey, Sheila and Bernard Rowell, Jim and Donatia Vincent, David Stevens, Sully Fazal, Pam Davies, Julie Beatty, Paul Knight, Rachel Jackson, Mr and Mrs Stubley, Dorothy Dawson, John Dawson, Ralph Mitchell, Malcolm Watson, Rita Burton, Freda Stevens, Elizabeth Bright, Hughie Stevens and David Parkes.
Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, St Catherine’s Road, Grantham.
Donations were received for Diabetes UK.