REGINALD Vincent Louth (Reg), of Joy Paine Close, Boston, has died following a long-term illness.
He was 79.
Born in Sibsey, he lived in the area for 75 years.
A married woman, he is survived by wife Pamela, sons Kevin and Douglas and daughters Debra and Julie.
From the age of 14, Mr Louth worked for Geest Trucks.
He completed National Service in Egypt at the age of 18 before returning to Geest Trucks until 1984.
He then worked for Boston Borough Council until his retirement in 1994.
He enjoyed photography, painting, watching films, listening to music and walking.
He was a member of the local Diabetic UK Society and was active in raising money for the cause.
Mr Louth’s funeral took place at St Nicholas’ Church and was followed by interment. The service was officiated by Father Paul Noble.
Chief family mourners were: Mrs P. Louth (wife), Mr K. Louth and A. Dukes (son and partner), Mr and Mrs D. Louth (son and daughter-in-law), Mr and Mrs T. Cooper and Mr and Mrs K. South (daughters and sons-in-law), Anna and Steve, Sammie and Matt, Christopher, Michelle, Matthew, Liam, Jake, Tammy, Hannah, Alison and Craig, Abigail, James, Aiden, Emily, Katie and Ian and Amy and Anthony (grandchildren), Chantelle, Jasmine and Demi (great-grandchildren), Irene and Fred, Nova and Jason, Valarie and Richard and Margaret and Colin (great-grandchildren) and Jeffrey (brother) and other family members.
Arrangements by F.E. Addlesee and Son.