FRANK Thorley, of Gosberton Clough, died at Pilgrim Hospital at the age of 79.
A married man, who lived in the area all his life, he leaves behind wife Joan and children Margaret, Ellen, Owen and Helen.
During his working life he was a farmer, and away from work his interests included dominoes, bar billiards and watching football.
The funeral took place at Gosberton Clough Methodist Chapel and was officiated by the Rev John Furness. It was followed by cremation.
Chief family mourners included: Joan Thorley (wife), Mr and Mrs C. Atkin (daughter and son-in-law), Mr and Mrs O. Thorley (son and daughter-in-law), Ms H Coxen and Ms L Jamieson (daughter and partner), Mr and Mrs James Thorley, Miss Lorna Thorley, Gemma Barnsley, Michael Coxen and Ben Coxen (grandchildren), Mr H. F. Thorley, Mr and Mrs J. Thorley, Mr and Mrs T. Thorley, Mr and Mrs M. Haresign and Tony, Mr and Mrs J. Haresign (brothers and sisters-in-law), Mr and Mrs M. Thorley, Mr and Mrs L. Thorley, Mr and Mrs S. Thorley, Mrs S. Lamb, Mr and Mrs P. Ireland, Miss D. Thorley, Miss C. Cunningham, Mr and Mrs D. Thorley, Mrs K. Easey and Victoria, Mr D. Thorley, Mrs M. Needham, Miss H. Thorley, Mr and Mrs A. Brocklehurst (nephews and nieces.)
Arrangements by F.E. Addlesee and Son.