The funeral service for David William Chase, aged 65 of Normanby by Spital, was held at Alford Crematorium.
The Rev Charles Patrick officiated at the service and arrangements were by J Marshall of Market Rasen.
Dave started his career as a driver’s mate for Bradshaw’s Haulage, where he would eventually become a full-time lorry driver.
His driving career spanned more than 46 years, until ill-health forced him to take early retirement in March 2012.
Dave also started his own small haulage business, Davida Transport, which he ran for about 15 years.
Family mourners were: Vivienne Chase (wife); Danielle Hauton (daughter); Michael Hauton (son-in-law); Ruth Raabe (sister); Tracey and John Murty; Heidi and David Raabe-Falkinder (nieces and husbands); Anne-Marie Raabe (niece); Yvonne Bayliss (sister-in-law); Ian and Lesley Fabris, Neil and Shirley Fabris (in-laws); Steven Kirk (nephew, also rep Nicholas and Sally Kirk).
Friends at the service were: Phil Wright; Judy Barker; Mr and Mrs Cassidy (also rep Paul Brewster and also Global Shipping); Mr and Mrs Dennis Fox; Richard Harrison; Janet Andrew; Lydia and Ken Putt; Mr Woodcock; John Priestly; Mr Bellamy; Mr and Mrs Farrar; Joan Kehoe (also rep Emma Clark); Dave and Sandra Hockney; Mr and Mrs Andrew; Mick and Jenny Dickinson; Mr G Pridgeon (also rep Colin and Andrew Smith); Alan Epton; Jane and Rob Hauton; Stephen Hoyes; Ann Hauton; Mr and Mrs P Ranyard; Mrs J Wilson (also rep Mrs S Cook); Mr W Wivell and Miss E Wivell; Mrs M Fairy; Mr G A Coles; Mrs J M Coles; Mr E Lee; Mr M Harrison; Mr G V Harrison; Mr B Jois; Mr and Mrs Sanderson; Mrs T Bruntlett (also rep Baz); Jackie, Cain and Lourne; Arlene Morrish; Rodger Morrish; Mrs J Rush; Helen Booth; Nicky Hambleton; Maxine Davies; Steve Maplethorpe; Mr and Mrs Greenfield; Mr and Mrs J H Ellerby; Mrs P Shepherdson; Mrs A Kirk; Richard and Pam Horsted; Stephen Rowett, Marilyn and Daniel; Charlie and Laura Andrews.