THE funeral service for Darren McClennon, of Meadow Close, Bourne, took place at Stamford Cemetery Chapel, Ernest Fytche officiating.
Mr McClennon died at his home, aged 37.
A housekeeper at Woodgrange Care Home, he was the son of Christine France and was educated at Marshfield School.
He was a keen supporter of Liverpool Football Club and his interests included UFOs, music and playing darts.
Darren had no children of his own, but loved his god children like his own.
Family mourners included: Christine France (mother), Colin Couzens (step-father), Rachel and Tony Cox (sister and brother-in-law), Phillip France (brother), Sophie Sleight, Adam Cox, Joshua Cox, Oscar Cox, Zac Cox, Dylan France, Thomas Brundell (representing nephews), David McClennon (brother), James McClennon (father), Alistair Giddings, Maggie Giddings, Cheryl Matthews, Linda, Claire, David, Emily, Jolene Giddings, Amy Giddings, Natalie Giddings, Charlene Giddings, Jimmy Giddings, Diane and Charlie Arch, Sheila and Trevor Giddings, Rose and Derek (aunts and uncles).
Sympathisers included: Keith Rodgers, Hannah McClennon, Mr and Mrs Sleight, Tim Sleight, Lisa Sleight (Darren Larkins, Bethany Whittle), Karen Brightey (Sarah Baker), George and Irene Lee (Georgina and Richard Welsh and Goodyear family), Jason Bilby, Vicky Mathews, David Johnson, Nicola Green; Stephen Caster, Sally Davidson, Sandra Baker, Helen Turner Linda Dawson, Jodie Mitchell, Tracey Perkins, Susan Sudler, Emma Martin and Sonic Fernandes (Woodgrange Care Home), Mr and Mrs A Green, Jean and Henry Louth (Lisa Wheatley), Laura Brundell, Sammie Davies.