Obituary: John (Jack) Leeman

John (Jack) Leeman EMN-140715-163500001
John (Jack) Leeman EMN-140715-163500001
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The funeral service for John (Jack) Leeman, aged 93 years of Binbrook, was held in the parish church.

Father Trevor Walker officiated at the service and arrangements were by J Marshall of Market Rasen.

Jack was born in Scartho.

In his earlier years, he was in the RAF, where he served in France and Germany.

He then worked on the land for J Roughton farmers, which is when his three children were born.

Jack then returned to work for the RAF, in the Motor Transport section at the Binbrook camp, until he retired at the age of 62.

A keen gardener, Jack was also enjoyed walking, before his health deteriorated.

Family mourners were: Dorothy Leeman (wife); Bernard and Lynn Leeman (son and daughter-in-law, also rep David and John, grandsons); Julie Burley and John Heath (daughter and partner); Hazel and Jim Haggan (daughter and son-in-law); Rebecca and James, Philippa and Alex (granddaughters and partners); James and Abbie, David and Stevie (grandsons and partners); Mrs A Ellett (sister); Mr and Mrs R Leeman, Mr and Mrs G Leeman, Mr and Mrs E Leeman (brothers and sisters-in-law); Mandy Ostergaard (niece); Dave Clark (representing Lorraine, niece); Andrew Leeman (nephew); Mr and Mrs D Stead (nephew and wife).

Friends at the service were: Mr S Coupland; Hilary Fry; Norma Smith; Rene Jarvis (also rep Nigel Jarvis); Val Midgley (also rep Jill Bruce); Janet Hickman (also rep Garrick Hickman); Mr and Mrs T E Mumby; Mrs Fairhust (also rep Sean and Kerry Stanfield); Mrs Cottingham; Dave and Iris Caborn; Mr P Wright; Mrs Winter (also rep Kevin); Howard Westerby (also rep Shirley Westerby); Joan Coe (also rep Helen Thompson); Judy Boulton (also rep Roly Boulton and family); Hugh Stark; Julie Brader (also rep Graham Brader); Jenny Carlyon; Mrs V Drew (also rep Mr T Drew and family); Ruby Keys; Lynne Walker; Sandra and Steve Wilkinson (also rep Mr and Mrs M W Pearce); Ann Chambers; Lynn Frame (also rep the Frame family); Ann Huxstep; Mr and Mrs L Carter; Megan Bullivant; Ann Williams (also rep Binbrook WI); K Symons (ex RAF Binbrook); Mavis Chantry (also rep Peter Chantry); Jean Dance (also rep Maureen and Frank Cannington); Geoff and Dianne Tuckett; Margie Holden; Ann Jones; Mr and Mrs Escombe (also rep Helen and Andrew Wrisdale); Valerie and James Haggan; J Maultby; Mrs Drew (also rep Mick Drew); Chris and Mary Paddison; Joan and Don Smith; Barbara Edge; David Brumpton (also rep Ron and Mary Brumpton); Mrs B Stanniforth; Peter and Diane Smith; Bill Burley; Mrs B Donner (also rep Mr M Donner, Jean and David Lindsey); Mr and Mrs Drew; Bob and Millie Hoggett; Beverly Preston (also rep the family); Paul Collins; Mr G Hanson; Mr W Hanson; Avril Smith; Patricia Ridger; Stanley Naylor; Joyce Hall; Mrs H Arrowsmith; Mrs W Lilley; Brenda Knight; Lisa Leonard; Jayne Evans; Alan Clark (also rep June Dobbs, Joanne Mackie); Kevin and Maxine Cussons; Mike and Joan Richardson; Gemma Allison; Barbara and Don Briggs; Julie and Kirsty Wivell; Bruce Starkie.