RETIRED lorry driver, Alan Tilley, of Tenter Court, Stamford, died at Tallington Care Home, aged 78.
He was the son of Stephen and Alice Tilley and widower of Janet Tilley, who died in November 2007.
A member of Stamford Fair Society, he enjoyed going to steam rallies and playing darts.
He leaves his sons Andrew, Christopher, Richard and Kevin.
The Rev David Oxtoby officiated at the funeral service at St George’s Church, Stamford.
Mourners included: Andrew and Janice Tilley, Christopher Tilley and Rebecca, Richard Tilley and Ann Tripp, Kevin Tilley (representing family), Bill and Margaret Tilley (family), Mr and Mrs T Taylor (Suzanne and Ian), David and Sandra Tilley, Jean Tilley (family), Christine, Dave, Philip, Pauline Tilley, Andrew and Sue Harvey, Sylvia Earl (Dave Bull), Karen Cunnington (Stuart and Thomas), Mary Ablett (Dick Ablett), Pete Rouse, Peter Buttress, Helen Carmichael (Margaret Sanders), Mr and Mrs Russon (Mr and Mrs Holmes, Mr C Graham), W Wann and Barbara Wann (family), Wayne Beasley (Caroline and Sophie and Bob Steel), Kerrie Tilley (family), Jason Greig (Sean and Lee Greig), Nicky Beasley (Lionel and family), Carol Johnson, Bella Buttress, Vera Morris, Joan Keghan and Kath Rowett (Tenter Court residents), Christopher and Vony Eason (Chris, Donna and Leanne Eason), Kathy Trowell (Darren and Adam), Eddie, Shereen, Aaron and Darren Trowell (Gary and Sharon Mewes), Kevin Harris (family), Pat Sharpe (Evergreen Care Trust), Mel Campbell (Paul Campbell).