GORDON William Richards, of Boston, has died at Pilgrim Hospital following a short illness.
He was 74.
Born in Spalding, he lived in this area for 56 years.
A married man, he leaves behind wife Audrey, sons Stuart and Gary and grandchildren James, Ashley and Phillippa.
During his working life, Mr Richards was a construction worker for Wrights of Lincoln, working on numerous large construction projects, such as public buildings, supermarkets and hospitals, including Pilgrim Hospital. He retired in 2002.
Away from work, his interests including gardening, reading, photography and spending time with his family.
His funeral took place at Boston Crematorium and was followed by cremation.
The service was officiated by Father Paul Noble.
Chief family mourners were: Audrey Richards (wife), Stuart Richards and Gary Richards (sons), James Richards (grandson), Karen Richards and Judy Richards (daughters-in-law) and other family members.
Arrangements by F. E. Addlesee and Son.