Obituary: Mr Tony Geeson

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Mr Tony Geeson, of Alma Park Road, Grantham, has died at home. He was 72.

He was born in Skillington.In 1966 he married Margaret. They had two children, Simon and Rachel and four grandchildren, Ben, Liam, Sam and Alex.

Mr Geeson worked at the ironstone works before moving to Av-Roe Langar. He then spent 23 years at Vacu-Lug until setting up his own business, D. and T. Tyres in Alma Park, where he remained until his retirement in 2009.

He was mainly interested in motorsport, golf and supporting Nottingham Forest Football Club.

Robert Holland conducted the funeral service at Grantham Crematorium Chapel.

Family mourners included: Margaret Geeson, Rachel, Simon, David, Vicki, Ben and Sam Caldwell, Liam and Alex Geeson, Betty Slater, Jacqueline Slater, Mr and Mrs M. Jones, Elaine Newson, Mr and Mrs T. Palmer, Mr and Mrs J. King, Mr R. Hourd, Mrs S. Gretten, Mr and Mrs G. Walker and Miss M. Mason.

Other mourners included: Roy Knapp, John Rayson, Janet Coleman, Becky Rayson, Ray Bennett, Kevin Rayson, Marion Smith, Judy Haylock, Ruth, Elizabeth and Peter Cole, Donatia and Jim Vincent, Bryan North, Sheree King, Robin and Susan Orrey, Pete and Jan Watson, Valerie Creasey, Barry Creasey, Mal Tiernan, Graham Berry, Colin Everett, Geraldine Charles, Jan Miles, Evelyn Welborne, Albert Rawlinson, Tony and Irene Balter, Janet Chappell, Philip Templeman, Richard Armstrong, Bob Rookes, Alan Greenslade, Peter Caldwell, Mr and Mrs C. Short, Sheila and Vince Mitchell, Lin and Alex Vowles, Tony and Valerie Bembridge, Keith Norris, Kevin Addlesee, Darren Addlesee, Mr and Mrs A. Setchfield, Mr and Mrs Talton, Godfrey Mackinder, Nick and Lyn Andersen, Jennifer and Terry Boyle, Mr and Mrs P. Roughan, Mr A. Ray, Hilda and John Townsend, Alexandra Ross, Philip Chesterton, Rich Hockley, Veronica Hockley, Sasha and Will McIntosh, Dave King, Bridget Tarry, Sue and Kelvin Broderick, David, Lucy and Sally McMullan, Barry Selby, George Fletcher, Nabs Berry, Doreen Fardell, Michelle Carroll, Jane Henson, and Dawn Ryan.

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

Donations for the Motor Neurone Disease Association and St Barnabas Hospice amount to £353.11 to date.