GRAHAM Hibbins, 83, died at the home he had shared with his late wife, Mary since 1953, in Rippingale Fen.
He leaves his son, daughter, five grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A service of thanksgiving for his life took place at St Andrew’s Church, Rippingale, reader Judy Watson officiating. Interment in the cemetery followed.
Family mourners included: John and Jane Hibbins, Jennifer and Tom Boothe, Darren and Caroline Hibbins, Shannan and Chelsey Hibbins, Ben, Hayley and Jordan Hibbins, Kelliann and Allysia Pell, Vincent and Donna Clarke, Robert Clarke, Wayne Clarke and Elizabeth, Alan and Jennifer Gray, Robert Gray and Beth, Caroline Durno (representing Ian Durno), Roy Mason (Gwen Hibbins, Richard Mason and Gayle), Joanne and Phil Moore, David and Andrew Reed (Margaret Reed, Charles Hassett), Bill Waters (Carole, Shanie, Andrew and Marrianne).
Sympathisers included: Mr and Mrs B Clarke, Hilary and Frank Pell (family), Ivy and John Todd (Richard and Val Coddington), J Atkinson (Mary Atkinson), T Clarke, S Maile (B Maile and family), Eleanor Woodhouse (James Woodhouse), John and Sheila Scholes.