THE funeral of Leslie Smith, of Tennyson Close, Caistor, took place at St Peter and Paul Church in the town and was officiated over by the Rev Canon Ian Robinson.
He was born in Fountain Street, Caistor, and was a scaffolder for many years. He played in darts team and loved his family holidays.
Les was a great father to daughter Lou and sons Leslie and Steve.
He died at his home on August 12. Arrangements were by J W Varlow and Son of Chapel Street, Caistor.
Immediate mourners at the funeral service were: Dot (wife), Lou (daughter), Les and Steve (sons), Dave (son–in–law), Sarah (daughter–in–law), Michael, Robert, Debbie, Stephen, Vicky, Becky, Ben and Harriet (grandchildren), Thomas, Harley, Lily, Crystal, Charlie and Alfie, (great grandchildren) Kathy, Wally, Colin, Evelyne and Wendy (brothers and sisters), Ray, Steve, Pete, Ivy, Carole, Dolly and Ted (brothers–in–law and sisters–in–law), Diane and Tony (niece and nephew), Leanne and Becky (granddaughters–in–law), Gareth (grandson–in–law), Paul Siddle.
Other mourners present at the funeral service were: Mr and Mrs Codd (cousins), Mr C Anderson (cousin), Mrs J Hyde (cousin), Colin McKay (president of Holton and District Darts League), Sandra McKay, Mr and Mrs D Wright, Pat and Carol Hutchins, Pearl Waterman (also rep Mr and Mrs Hardwick), Keith Howson, Paula Strange (Rainbow Pre-School), Catherine Pearson (Rainbow Pre-School), Mr and Mrs Anthony Gaughan, Audrey Clark (also rep Jean and Rick Garner), Geraldine James (also rep Mac), Sue Lindsey (also rep the Peart family), Lyn Chapman, Pauline Larder, Diane Good, Ron Buffham, Mr and Mrs Dunnett, John and Norma Radcliffe, Colin and Olive Rhoades, John Burns-Salmond (also rep Caistor Town Council), George Broe (also rep Eileen Broe), Kate Jacobs, (also rep the family), Mr B Gissing, Mary Gaughan (rep John and Rita), Mr and Mrs J A Showell, Mr S J Showell, Mr and Mrs N A Clark (also rep the Gwen family), Mr R Mason (also rep Mrs Mason), Mr B Buffham (also rep Kay), Mr J Staves (also rep Shiela, Ann, family), Mr and Mrs K Thompson, Mr and Mrs J Mumby, Mr D Thompson (also rep Sue and family), Mr B Johnson, Mr and Mrs S Mason, Mrs C Pixsley.