MALCOLM Sellars, of Hope Gardens, Boston, has died at home following a long illness.
He was 78.
Born in Amber Hill, he lived in this area his whole life.
A married man, Mr Sellars is survived by wife Eileen, daughter Joanne, son Richard, brothers Albert and Edmund, sister Mary, and granddaughter Merryn.
During his working life he was employed by Lincs Drainage.
From the age of 14, he worked on local farms and his working life included a short while at Vauxhal Motors, in Luton.
In his younger years, he was a keen footballer and played for Swineshead and Bicker.
He also played bowls up until his illness.
Mr Sellars’ funeral took place at the Centenary Methodist Church, Boston, and was followed by cremation. The service was officiated by the Rev David Taylor.
Chief family mourners were: Eileen Sellars (wife) Joanne Nodding (daughter), Richard and Coral Sellars (son and daughter-in-law), Merryn Sellars (granddaughter), Albert Sellars (brother), Mary Dunstan and Peter Day (sister and partner), Edmund and Sheila Sellars (brother and sister-in-law), Ken and Pauline Cook (brother-in-law and sister-in-law), Sarah and Nigel Taylor-Cook (niece and husband), Charlotte Taylor-Cook (great-niece), Jonathan Cook and Emma Tropher (nephew and partner), Emma Cook and Paul Lamyman (niece and partner) and many other family members.
Arrangements by Carr Funeral Service.