THE funeral of retired engineer, Gordon Bull, of Alexandra Terrace, Bourne, took place at Little Bytham Church, the Rev Sue Evans officiating.
Mr Bull died at Peterborough City Hospital, aged 67.
Son of the late Percy and Edna Bull, he was educated at Little Bytham Primary School and St Michael School, Stamford.
He was an avid supporter of Liverpool Football Club and enjoyed playing bowls for Ryhall Bowls Club.
He leaves his widow Sheila, children Ann Burkitt, Michelle Smith, Kevin and Helen Bull and grandchildren Steven and Jade Burkitt.
Mourners included: Sheila Bull, Ann and Andrew Burkitt, Michelle Smith and Bret Marshal, Kevin and Wendy Bull, Helen Bull and Craig Pywell, Jade Burkitt, Steven Burkitt, Lauren Cotterill, Malcolm and Joan Cliff, David and Gillian Cliff, Kim and Anthony McKeown, Jason Cliff, Jonathan and Rachel Cliff, Jimmy, Leslie and Isabel Tunstall, John and Peggy Boyle, David and Beryl Boyle (representing Graham Boyle and family), Lon and Janice Bull (family, Paul and Loretta Hoskins), Margaret Bull, Sarah Bennett (Wilkinsons, Janette Dodwell, Bryan Bennett), Jean Sharpe (Bill Sharpe), Mr and Mrs R Naylor, Barry Mills, Mr and Mrs B Pick, Sandra Peters, Helen Skerritt, Margaret and Derek King (Linda and Fred Barnsdale); Dennis and Stella Henshaw, Jean Dupree, Ivor Young, Doreen and Len Laybourn, Janet Hughes and Michael Wallis (Ryhall Bowls Club); Dawn Holden (Sammy Holden, Colin and Barbara Burkitt), David Ingham, Reg and Ann Mee (Mick and Sue Foster).
John Sharpe (family), Liz Overend (Chris and Megan Overend), Kenny Windsor (Gail Windsor, Robert Lynas), John Creasey (Diane Creasey, Greetham Bowls Club, Joan and Charlie Underwood), Peter and Sheila Jones, June and Michael Batchelor, Karen Chapman and Stephen Powis (family), Colin Pearce, Norwood Mason; Ray Cousins and family and David Windsor (Bytham United), Peter Windsor (Madge Maile), Tony and Thelma Skellett and family, Ann Rayson (Paul and Vicki Crisp, Tony and Rosie Harris, Neville Stafford), Kenneth Rayson (Steven and Ian Rayson and family), Sally Treece, Tim and Carol Rasell, Robin and Joan Clarke (Pat Wright and family), Lee Clarke (Charlie Sentance), Paul Wakefield (Tina, Jack, Joe and Billy Wakefield, John and June Rollings), Ken Rawlins (Stamford Belvedere FC), Jack Bertie and family (Stamford Belvedere), Bob and Hilary Gurney (Rachel and Christopher).
John Clayton, Colin Bradshaw (Margaret and Gerald Bradshaw), Alison Ringham (Mr N Righam, Mr and Mrs T Curtis), Maria Pozella, Jane Meadows (Gary, John and Wendy Thomas), Fred Stevenson, Vic and Pauline Stevenson, David Walker and family (Mr and Mrs Eddie Broadhurst), Georgie (Arden family and Willy), Des Johnson, Elaine and Jennifer (Daff family), Harold and Ann Hardy, Celia and Aubrey Fenn (Joanne and Alex), Kevin and Pam Boor (Blackstones FC), Richard Allitt, Moira Dolby (Alan Wyman, Ryhall Bowls Club), Aubury Edinburgh (Shirley and John), Susan Green (Russ Cooper and family), Caroline and Chris Holmes, Mark Eldred, Sue, Janice and Storesteam, Judy and Anthony Turner, Stan Siski, Amanda and Ian Bartram, Andy, Janet Barker and Jacob and Samuel, Rose Busby (Jim Busby), Sue and Dave West (Jo Goodliffe), Bobby Arnold, Margaret Matthews, Mary Ablett, Nat Atkin, Heather and Roy Stafford, Julia Rowlands, Sue Mitchell, Ann and Simon Garbutt, Sue Smith, Shirley and Deborah Wilson, Sarah Harris, Trudy Templeman, Richard Full, Sarah Fields (Chris and Lily Fields), David Ball and family (Cliff Shone, Colin Crisp), Terry Smith (Barbara Smith, Peter and Sue Bagshaw), Tony and Marlene Fenn, Jack and Eileen Parsons, Lorna Green and family, Colin and Jean Lawson (Audrey and Cecil Batchelor).