Obituary: Mr D. Lennon

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Mr David Lennon, of Fifth Avenue, Grantham, has died at home. He was 56.

Born in Louth, he was the son of Grace and David and brother to Mark. He met Marcia in 1985 and they were married in 1987, whereby he gained a ready-made family with Angela and Charlene. He also leaves a goddaughter, Katie and step-grandchildren, Michale, Nathan, Cara, Jade, Chloe and Stuart. Mr Lennon joined the Army in 1972 and served for 10 years. In 1987 he began work for G. W. Padley in Grantham, which later became Moy Park, and remained there for the last 26 years. He loved rebuilding motor bikes and biking holidays. He also enjoyed reading history and photography. Later in life his new found passion was his car.

The funeral service was held at Grantham Crematorium Chapel, conducted by Robert Holland. Burial followed in Grantham cemetery.

Family mourners included: Marcia Lennon, Mark Lennon, Angela Newton, Charlene Aldridge, Mark Thompson, Katie Newton, Cara Newton, Michael Newton, Nathan Aldridge, Keith Jolley, Jennifer Jolley, Barry Jolley and Ann Jolley.

Other mourners included: Marvin Coulton, Hilary Swinton, Trish Neal, Brian Read, Bruce Vinson, William Russell, Amelia Russell, Colin Burton, Mr and Mrs Ward, Nick Simpson, Mr Mason, Mark Hughes, Martin Ashby, Nigel Fisher, Christine Stanbrooke, Mark Allen, Robert Thompson, Dick Fowler, Sarah Clapton, Mr Knowles, Neil Butler, Major Abbs, Mick Reams, Rachel Cammock, Andrew Little, Len and Wendy Cooper, Ian and Tracey Brown, Richard Moulding, Liz Kennedy-Short, Janye Walters, Ginny Curry, Paul O’Boyle, Chris and Keith Hayward, Stacey Beacher, Paul Nickerson, Melanie Gray, Christopher Hardingham, Malc Hardingham, Barbara Hardingham, Ian Holmes, Elaine Elmes, Dallas Martin, Feher Ferenc, Damas Csebregi, Darren Dempster, John Hollywell, Dawn Minckley, Sue Wilcox, Gabor Schmelhaus, Derek Hocking, Tony Jackson, Derek Templeman, Dawn Moss, Stephen and Neville Buzzard, Judith and Chris Sharp, Colin Quinn, Aneta Glowacka, Alisha Raj, Kailash Luhar, Kaushaliya Gajjar, Wendy Allen, Dean Williamson, Vanessa Chivers, Barbara Cragg, Adele Cragg, Karen Humphries, Karen Parker, Nicholas Lee, Chessy Redshaw, Ian Towers, Stewart Jardine, David Purchase, Alun Jones, Kevin Bennett, Peter Read, Janet Wood, Ossie Elner, Michael Bishop, Janet and Ray Baxter and Carl Moss.

Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, Grantham. Donations were received for Marie Curie Cancer Care.