FRED Ellis Gilchrist, of Tytton Lane East, Wyberton, has died following illness.
He was 81.
Born in Boston, he lived in this area all his life.
A widower, he is survived by daughter Pat and sons Fred and Alan.
Mr Gilchrist was a retired councillor and former mayor of Boston.
He enjoyed playing snooker, motoring and spending time with family.
The funeral was followed by cremation. The service was officiated by Canon Robin Whitehead.
Chief family mourners were: Fred and Elaine Gilchrist (son and daughter-in-law), Pat and Kevin Hall (daughter and son-in-law), Alan Gilchrist (son), David Gilchrist, Sara Brown, Heather Hall, Peter Hall, Micheal Gilchrist and Alex Gilchrist (grandchildren), great-grandchildren, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Arrangements by F.E. Addlesee.