FRED Chamberlain, of Fishtoft, has died at home following illness.
He was 83.
Born in Branston, he lived in this area for 58 years.
A married man, he is survived by wife Irene, daughter Linda, granddaughters Tracy, Louise and Kirsty, 10 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
During his working life he was a refuse collector working for 37 years at Boston Borough Council and was a shop steward for 20 years.
He enjoyed gardening, playing bingo and spending time with his grandchildren.
His funeral took place at Boston Crematorium, and was followed by cremation.
Chief family mourners were: Irene Chamberlain (wife), Linda and Tony Brandon (daughter and son-in-law), Tracy Harris and partner, Louise and Ian Putney and Kirsty and Tony Lenton (granddaughters), Mary, Betty and Nellie (sisters) and Claire, Alastair, Mathew, Lindsay, Amy and Chloe (great-grandchildren).
Arrangements by F.E. Addlesee.