Obituary: Mr Roy Evans

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Mr Roy Evans, of Belton Grove, Grantham, has died at home. He was 68.

He was born in Leeswood, North Wales, the son of George and Audrey Evans and the third of their five children.

In 1998 he married Juliette Evans. He was father to Dylan and Saxon and he also has a daughter, Joanne and grandson, Stephen.

After school Mr Evans completed at building apprenticeship. Over the years he worked for many companies as a builder and landscaper.

He moved to Lincolnshire in the 1970s. He set up business as Roy’s Removals and more recently in gardening until he retired.

Mr Evans enjoyed going to auctions, golf and playing pool with his wife. He loved nothing more than being with her and their boys. He also enjoyed taking his dog Bud on walks every day on Newgate Lane, Londonthorpe.

Christine Malkin conducted the funeral service at Grantham Crematorium Chapel.

Family mourners included: Juliette Evans, Dylan Evans, Saxon Evans, Jo Evans, Stephen Pearce Jnr, Darrel Evans, Mary Evans, and also his dog, Bud.

Other mourners included: Mr and Mrs S. Roberts, Sarah Moore, Holly Moore, June Harvey, Sabrina Simpson, Tony Harvey, Mr Isaac, Mrs Nuttall, Mr and Mrs Whittington, Stephen Pearce, Andrew Moore, Freya Moore, Marie Brown, Colin Brown, Gill Casey, Hannah Casey, Margaret Crowe, Laurence Casey, Andy Glacklin, Mr and Mrs Hughes, Mr and Mrs Berridge, Nev Chamberlain, Annette Ward, James Page, Paul and Rachel Warmington, Emily Jenkins and Ann Butler (The National School), and Mark Wareing.

Mourners unable to attend were Emma and Cliff Childs and The Roberts Family (USA).

Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, St Catherine’s Road, Grantham.

Donations were received for the British Heart Foundation.