James Naismith Yorke

The funeral service for James Naismith Yorke of Market Rasen was held at Lincoln Crematorium.

Sandra Wright officiated at the service and arrangements were by J Marshall of Market Rasen.

Born in Fife, Scotland, James joined the Royal Air Force at the age of 16. He served for 37 years and received the British Empire Medal.

During his time in the RAF he served in Australia, Cyprus, Egypt, Malta, Singapore and the Far East, as well as from the top of Scotland down to Plymouth.

He retired in 1981 and then worked part-time at a caravan park.

Family mourners were: Sue (wife); Richard and Chris (sons); Alison (daughter); Chris (son-in-law, also rep Kath, Dave and Dave Mather); Joanna (partner to Richard); Elizabeth (friend to Chris).

Friends at the service were: Les Ryan; Nick Powell; Oliver Maclallia; Steve Nowland; James Claffey; Joanna Carter (also rep Troy); Brian and Pam Reaney (also rep Gill, Jeff and Johnny Stephenson); Mick Topham; Natalie Fletcher; Wayne Brown; Sarah Edis; Mr and Mrs Davey; Jonathan Davey; Jane Wortley; Roz Cooper; Jenny Palmer; Mary Lowis; John Emms; Richard Franklin; Shane Brown; Becky Killingworth (also rep Paul).