Obituary: Mr Stephen Richard Bennett

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Mr Stephen Richard Bennett, of Victoria Street, Grantham, has died in Grantham Hospital. He was 62.

Born in Foston, he was the son of Grace and Arthur Bennett.

He is predeceased by his brother John, but is survived by his brother Victor.

He leaves his wife Margaret, sons Paul and Mark, daughters-in-law Kelly and Marie and many grandchildren.

Mr Bennett worked at Industrial Engines, then Hillreach Limited, and Metron Eledyne for many years.

He was interested in gardening and cookery programmes, but his main passion was for Formula 1 and Moto GP racing.

The Rev David Shenton conducted the funeral service at Grantham Crematorium Chapel.

Family mourners included: Margaret Bennett, Victor Bennett, Paul Bennett, Kelly Bennett, Mark Cock, and Marie Walker.

Other mourners included: Carol Hadlow, Martin Freestone, Wayne Richardson, Andrew Shaw, John Round, Lynda Thompson, Carole Measures, Elaine Dable, Brian Dable, David Carter, Dean Chilvers, Mrs Routlege, Michael Dowse, Nicky Cant, Stephen Hardy, Angela Harris, Robert McFarlane, Paul Conner, Julie Strather, Josephine and Ella Walker, Sharon Tilford, Allanna Rowland, Leah Rowland, Vickie Kelly, Joanna Kelly, Leanne Kelly, Gemma Kelly, Karrieann Kelly, Steve Smith, Bob Able, Gary Ellis, Liz Fearnley, Ian Farmer, Keith Storey, Christine and Graham Hardy, Queenie Smith, Michelle Midgley, Bruce Murby, Allan Walker, Pete Mason, Gary Bailey, Robert Bowen, David Tall, Glyn and Rosemary Bennett, Cheryl West and Jason McAdam.

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

Donations were received for Cancer Research UK and Macmillan Nurses.