Obituary: William Spencer

William Spencer

THE funeral service for William (Golly) Spencer, of Digby Court, Bourne, took place at Marholm Crematorium, Mr Ernest Fytch officiating. Mr Spencer a retired farm labourer and tractor driver, died at Peterborough City Hospital, aged 94.

He was the son of Louise and George Spencer, of Kirkby Underwood and was educated at Kirkby Underwood School.

Mr Spencer served with the Home Guard during the Second World War and later in life enjoyed playing bingo, gardening, reading and watching TV.

A family man, he loved being with his two great grandchildren and was always happy to see them.

Widower of Evelyn he leaves his son Brian.

Family mourners included: Brian and Barbara Spencer (son and daughter-in-law), Kerry and Gary Hodkin (granddaughter), Jacob and Evie Hodkin (great grandchildren), Donna Spencer (granddaughter), Jim Walker, Keith and Maggs Lightfoot, Joyce and Ivan Wakefield, Richard Pollard, Linda and Stephen Cornish, Mary and Roger Birch (Elaine and Mark), Sammy and Bev Cope and family.

Sympathisers included: Representing Friends of Digby Court - Sue Brown, Pat Kendall, Maureen and Graham Cheatle, Faith Taylor, John and Linda Wass; Ann and Tony Robinson, Vic Bates, Chris and Bill Bates (Sue, David and Paul Luesby, Agnes Coddington, Tom and Mary Perkins), Lynda Brown, Shirley Green, Debbie Ward, Hugh Eaton, Chris Batty (Mary Stark), A E Branch and Tony Branch (Mrs J Branch), Roy and Janice Lawton (Agnes Grummitt, home manager Digby Court), Lily Baldwin (Barbara Kuzycz), Barbara Durno, Pearl Watson, Mrs Val Wright, Gordon Rigby, Mr Robert Schwarz, Sarah Payne, Mr and Mrs T Knowles (Digby Court), Mrs A Wilson (Mr and Mrs M Scotney), John and Ivy Todd (Carol and Andrew Wyer), Rob and Rosemary (all at Stanton Close), Pauline and Lisa, Sheila Pepper, Janet Yoxall, Olive Gout, Mr A Salmon, Mr R Salmon and family.