Mr Bryan Henry Horton, of Huntingtower Road, Grantham, has died in Lincoln County Hospital. He was 80.
Mr Horton was born in Tetney, near Grimsby, the only son of John and Joyce Horton. He was brother to Margaret, Peggy, Betty and Molly, who all predeceased him.
He started work in forestry with his father before completing his National Service in the Catering Corps.
He then worked in plastering.
Following his moved to Barkston, he worked for several local companies, including Aveling Barford, Belton; Coles Cranes; Ransome and Marles, and later at BMARC until retiring through ill health.
Mr Horton’s interests included whist, cribbage and puzzle books. He also enjoyed watching F1 motor racing and GP motorcycle racing and enjoyed going on holiday.
Robert Holland conducted the funeral service at Grantham Crematorium Chapel.
Family mourners included: Eileen Horton, Karen and Diane Horton, Roger Armstrong, Paul McSheffrey, kerry Anne, Shannon, Leesha and Chantelle McSheffrey.
Other mourners included: Mr and Mrs C. Lebeter, David and Susan Hickman, Rowena Rimmer, Steve and Zoe Mogg, Trevor Walton, Mr and Mrs B. Wilson, Bob and Mary Smith, Tony Wesselby, Cicely Wyatt, Lucy and David Turner, John and Joyce Randall, Mrs B. Winter, Alan Hunt, Shirley Barraclough, Dorothy Nice, Dot Peto, Ben Johnson, Peter and Mona Edgoose, Mr and Mrs Goodchild, John Plummer, Mr and Mrs P. Manterfield, Jane Tempest, karen Aldridge, and Diana Hunter.
Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, St Catherine’s Road, Grantham.
Donations were received for the British Heart Foundation and Diabetes UK.