NOEL (Reg) Middleton, formerly of Lambeth Walk, Stamford, died at Grantham Hospital aged 92.
Earlier in his life Mr Middleton worked for Mirr- lees Blackstone and Stamford Brickyard.
He enjoyed watching boxing on TV.
Widower of Marjorie, he leaves his sons James and Philip and daughters Patricia and Jane.
The funeral service took place at All Saints’ Church, Stamford.
Mourners included: Mrs Pat Bartlett, Jimmy Middleton, Philip Middleton, Jane Silverman, Sheridon Hall, Gary Middleton, Vanessa Eames, Nick Denton, Tracey Denton, Philip Bartlett, James Bartlett, Simon Middleton, Sally Keegan, Karl Silverman, Ted Middleton, Brian, Vicky and John Middleton, Betty and Rod Munton, Mr C Chapman, Alison and Stephen, Don Green, John, Jamie, Sean Hall, Kevin and Jo Price, George and Irene Lee, Debbie and Claire Hull, Mrs B Giddings, John Russell, Angela Russon, Mrs Goodliffe, Chris Tilley, Mary Keegan,