The funeral service for Howard Louis Kaye, aged 79 years, was held at Lincoln Crematorium.
The Rev Sue Deacon officiated at the service and arrangements were by J Marshall of Market Rasen.
Howard was born in Cleethorpes and lived in Ingham.
He served in the RAF as an electronics engineer for 20 years and then worked in security, until he retired at the age of 70.
Howard was a member of Welton Golf Club and was a Freemason for many years.
He was also helping to restore the Polish Airfield in Ingham.
Family mourners were: June Kaye (wife); Sara and Andrew Osmond (daughter and son-in-law); Lisa and Peter Smith (daughter and son-in-law); Tim and Deborah Kaye (son and daughter-in-law); George and Jack Osmond, Lilly and William Smith and Amy Kaye (grandchildren); Sue and John Hannah (sister and brother-in-law); Shirley and Eddie Edwards (sister-in-law and brother-in-law); Samantha and David Hannath, Jayne and Steve Parrish, Sharon and Roy, Pat Bennett, Val Barraclough, Mike and Jan Benson (cousins).
Friends at the service were: Brian Reed; Joan Walton; Margaret Walton; Patti and Brian Windle (also rep Don Willoughby); Roy and Linda Marshall (also rep Andrew); Pat and Tony Maxwell; Alison Starbuck (also rep Sally Calder); Mr and Mrs Mike Buckett; Mr and Mrs B Duke; Mr and Mrs D M Patterson; Sandra Beckett; Bertie Williamson; David and Renee Beckett; Tom Coates; Pat Robinson; Jane Robinson; Peter and Helen Green; Roy and Sharon Burgess; James Bole (also rep RAF Association); Chris Seal; Stephen and Kathryn Swaby (also rep Nigel Carlisle; Kate, Tim and Christine Hodgson; John Lamb; Geoffrey Cooper); Mr and Mrs Jeff Stephenson; Sue and Mike Dickinson; Alec and Margaret Murray; Alison Eagleton; Hilary Rothwell-Jackson; Bill and Jenny Williams; Vickie and Sue Watson; Melanie Edwards; Viv Walmsley; Harold and Rose Bates; Jenny Ives; Peter Grinham; Maurice Sentance; John and Andrea Williams; Olive and John Saddington; Margaret and Peter O’Grady; Audrey and Clive Morrison; Bill Meek; Jeremy and Ann Duggan; Mr and Mrs Les Dicker; Karen Webb-Meek; Keith Musson; Chris Parks and Liz Smith
Dee; Nick Willey; Philip Jones; Barry Corringham; Craig Innes; Terry Storey; Bob and Jean Eite; Sarah Dearlove; Pat and Peter Johnson; Nicola Knaggs; Jessica and Jackie Levick; Peter Braithwaite; Geoff Burton; Mandy Ashley (also rep Tony and Chloe; Bryan and Sarah Windle); Gloria and Peter Bateman; Mike Osmond; Anne and Emily Garrett; Colin Avery; Suzanne Venning; Mark and Isobel Vincent; Stephanie Franklin.