Mr Dennis Arden, of Chestnut Grove, Grantham, has died in Nottingham City Hospital. He was 60.
Mr Arden was born in Essendine.
He worked on the Sudbrook railway crossing, then worked at Moy Park for 26 years.
A football fan, he supported Manchester United. He also liked to watch most sports on television and enjoyed wordsearch puzzles.
The funeral service was held at Grantham Crematorium Chapel, conducted by Robert Holland. Burial followed.
Family mourners included: Daphne Arden, John Patrick Arden, Grace Strutt, Rosie Kreswell, Joyce Clark, Phyllis Pearson, Barbara Blades, Barry Clark, Jackie Robinson, Richard Pettitt, Philip Pettitt, Brian Robinson, Claire Pettitt, Apryl Pettitt, Jenny Arden, Ursula Arden, Nigel and Judith Robinson, Allan and Lucy Pettitt, Jacob and Betty Pettitt, Mark and David Strutt, and Courtney Strutt.
Other mourners included: Damien Shaw, Darren Dempster, Mark Ford, Ciaran Mellow, Carol Hunter, Debbie and Jade Bishop, Julie Hall, Roger Porter, Sharon Smith, Margaret, Tony and Tim Leeton, Gareth Owen, Mr and Mrs Ward, David Wallace, Stephen Price, mark Riley, Billy Rose, Paul Hollingworth, Nicole Rattray, Nigel Smith, John Doughty, Ian Towers, Nick Stimpson, Keith Shepherd, Mark Johnson, Ian Brant, Jackie Caldwell, A. Jackson, Wayne Johns, Kyle McAlpine-Smith, Julie Stubbs, Louise Saunby and Reg and Sheila Marriott.
Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, St Catherine’s Road, Grantham.
Donations were received for Macmillan Cancer Support.