THE funeral service for Charles (Teddy) Kneale, of Gainsborough Road, Upping-ham, took place at Kettering Crematorium. A service of thanksgiving at Uppingham Parish Church followed, the Rev Roy Seden officiating.
Mr Kneale, a retired painter and decorator, died at his home aged 68.
He was born and educated in the Isle of Man and worked in a hotel before moving to Uppingham where he worked for Henry Boot and then Uppingham School.
His interests were horse racing and playing dominoes.
He leaves his widow Sandra and daughters Patricia and Tracey.
Family mourners included: Sandra Kneale (widow), Patricia Buxton, Tracey Johnson, Jimmy and Penny Kneale (representing Laura, Bobby, Wendy and families), James Buxton, David Johnson, Louise Buxton, Rebecca Buxton, Thomas Johnson, Robert and William Johnson (grandchildren), Edward Wilson (Freddie Wilson great grandson), Kath Buzzard, Gloria Saddington, Jennifer and Martin Dalby (Jason, Steven, Emma and families), Nora Hodgetts, Dianne Bell (Peter Bell), Matthew Greenhill, Barry and Keena White (Michelle and family).
Sympathisers included: Jenny Harris and Pat Cole (families), Verna Post (Paul), Tricia Jolly (Bill Jolly, Jasmine Jolly), Wanda Barfield (Terry Barfield, Nigel and Kerri family), Sandra Foreman (Daniel Nixon, Aberdeen House staff and residents), Joanne Chapman (Keith Chapman, Jonathan and Eileen Thorpe, Ruth and James Southwell), Janet Christian (Peter Christian, Alison Byford), Kay Parthcult and Paul, Sue and Mark Cadwallader, Marianne Stafford (family), Anne Rossell (David Dalglish), Alison Fletcher (Steve Godfrey), Den Barnett (Sue Barnett, Uppingham Town FC dominoes).
I Shelton, Ebony Proctor-Kent, Nick Moore-Orton and Lisa Bearne (Christine Bearne, Nina Tilly), Jim and Lilian Gray (Carol Hurst, Uppingham FC), Ann Logue (Paul), Sue and John Smith, Carol Tyers (Eric Tyers), Dez, Andrea, Keane and Holly Rhodes, Heather Subryan (Jolly family), Marian Cryer (family), G Bennett and Vicki Bales (family), Joanne and Matthew Cleaver (Sharon and Amber Tilley, B Tilley), Jacqui Salt (family), Ryan Waller, Alan Pickersgill, Philippe Larroche (Margaret Fitzpatrick, Crown Hotel), Teresa and Phil Nixon (Hannah and Luke), Dilly MacKenzie (Rees family, Mrs G Green).
Ann and Colin Dean, Ruth Lambert, Jo Perrin, David Young, Jacqueline Young (Karen Young, Geoffrey Young), Ted Redhead, Elaine Rawlings (Kath and Ron Orson, Sarah and Aidan Ward), Sonia Outwin (family), Charles Menzies (Uppingham School), Linda, Frank, James and Andrew (family, Bridget and Terry Carter and family), Carolyn Wright (Jim Tilley, Joao Morais), Jean Gilson (Bill Gilson, Mr A Hand), Sheila and Peter Young (Trudy Pollard), John and Alison Green, Pam and George Large, Evelyn and John Bearne (Deborah and Ronald, Chantelle Brown), Larry Statham, Norma Gilman (Pip, Deborah, John, Peter and Andrew), Carole and Bob Gregg.
Andrew Chapman (Edwina and Grace Chapman), David Hearsum (Uppingham School maintenance department), Sammy and Pat Davis, Jill, Fay, Troy Spence (family), Sue Howkins (Trevor Howkins and family, Ann and Ian Richardson), John and Sue Lee, Monica Measures (George and family), Paul Green, Maureen and Tim Reed (family), Fred Jellis, June Daykin (Roy and family), Brian Buxton, Brenda Mason, Carol Horn, Shirley Harris, Ted Adams, Steven Buzzard (family, Christine, Laura and Alice), Betty Johnson (Alan Johnson), Philip Riley, Steve and Georgianne Green (Rodney and Marlene Brannagh, Lizzie and Richard Jordon).