ROY Edwards, formerly of Nether Close, Cottesmore, died at Rutland Care Village, aged 78.
A retired brewery worker for Ruddles of Langham, he enjoyed walking, watching football and playing darts.
The funeral service took place at Cottesmore Church, the Rev John Adamson officiating. Mrs Heather Cowper was organist.
Family mourners included: Alice and Bill Wade, Greg, Judy and Rachael Wade, Steven and Sue Wade, Lee and Emma Boden, Jack, Holly, Jane and Bryan Stafford, David Stafford and Gill, Susan Dalby, Stuart Dalby, Louise and William Stafford, Neville Stafford, Carole Stafford, Terry Stafford, Shirley Smith, Christeen and John Neal, Graham and Teresa Dalby.
Sympathisers included: Anne Rawlings, Margaret and Malcolm Croson, Brian Rippin, Tony and Chriss Grice, Malcolm and Christine Kettle, Coleen and Geoff Kettle, Colin Smith, Pat and Graham Russon, Ron and Jackie Sykes, Alec Sykes, Mary Boddington, Brian, Sue and Amil Slater, Mr and Mrs M Ramsden, Catherine and George Wells, Chris Marshall, Alison Blackwell (representing John, Andrew and Jennifer Blackwell), Jean Heath, Mr and Mrs G Bell, Bob Copping (Ruddles), Rachel and Eddy Kerwin, Mr and Mrs T Coggan, Jane Exton and family, Pam Laverick, May Halliday, Vi and Bernard, Diana Toy, Brenda Townsend, Bet Morgan, Harry and Margaret Weston, Frank, Margaret and Robert Haynes, Graham Plant, Barbara Stubbs, Richard Hallam, Mr and Mrs A Lee, George, Cath and Karen Mason.