Mr Jack Almond, of Brick Kiln Place, Grantham, has died in Grantham Hospital. He was 94.
He was born in Langford Moor, near Collingham, the second child of Lucy and John Almond. He had one sister and two brothers.
Mr Almond was employed mostly in farming.
He spent several years in the Army during the Second World War.
Mr Almond loved most sports and was a Lincoln City supporter for over 80 years. He also used to watch Leicester Speedway in the 1970s. For many years he played football and cricket for Denton.
He enjoyed spending time in his garden.
The funeral service was held at Grantham Crematorium Chapel, conducted by Lesley Taylor.
Family mourners included: Margaret and Steven Gray, Christine and Simon Connor, Bethany, Casey and Tiegan Hare, Kelly and Danny Short, Katie and Rob Fowler, Martin and Toby King, Marc Anderson, Juliet Snell, Paul and Rose Defusto, Dave and Linda Dowse, Jim Dowse, Margaret Mockridge, Richard Dawson, Mrs C. Phillips, and Claire Shotliff.
Other mourners included: John and David Mitchell (Denton Farming Co), Andrew Mitchell, Mr and Mrs T. Winter, Len and Maureen Ryland, Kay Mayfield, Barbara Scott, June Fielding, Janet Mableson, Ann and Geoff Worrall, Gwen Caddy, Pam Davison, Albert Bristow, John Doughty, Mrs P. Clamp, Mr and Mrs J. Collins, Mr and Mrs P. Newton, Malcolm Brothwell, Terry and Sonia Hollingworth, Hazel Grinter, Emma Colman, Lucinda Gamble, R. Weston, and Mr and Mrs E. Doughty.
Funeral arrangements were by Geesons Funeral Directors, Westgate, Grantham.
Donations for St Barnabas Hospice amount to £205 to date.