Life-long Farmer Peter Edwin Roe of Grange Farm, Wilksby, Boston died peacefully at home aged 87 years.
Born in Wilksby at Shirewood House, he married in 1955 and has since lived at Grange Farm , Wilksby.
He leaves a widow Peggy, nee Garner, John and Shauna , son and daughter in law, Jane and David, daughter and son in law, five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
On leaving De Aston School, he enjoyed farming at Wilksby until his death.
He had a life-long interest in sport and was a prominent member of the local farming community, helping numerous organisations throughout his life.
He was an active member of Wilksby Church, where he served as treasurer and as churchwarden for 30 years, until his retirement last year.
A family cremation service was held at Alford, followed by a memorial service.
The packed congregation at St Lawrence, Revesby was a fitting tribute to a very popular gentleman.
Family mourners included: Peggy Roe; John and Shauna Roe; David and Jane Harrison; Jeremy and Lucy Cooper, Richard and Kate Waite(granddaughters); Charles(grandson) and Jenny Roe; George(grandson) and Penny Harrison; Joanna Roe (granddaughter) ; Ken and Gill Roe; John Garner; Betty Stovin; Elizabeth (Livy) Hannan (rep Catherine and Stev Tingle and Trevor Crook); David and Sheila Garner (nephew, rep Katie Garner, great niece); Mr and Mrs T Garner; Mr and Mrs C J Bramley, niece Suzanne ( Nee Roe); Lesley Mullen (niece) apologies Jodie Mullen; Mr C Mullen; Lee Mullen, apologies Bryony Northwood; Nick Regan, Viv Horton (cousins); apologies Mr and Mrs D M Roe; Zoe Renshaw; Mary and Roger Regan; June and John Hunter; Chris and Glynis Hunter.
Other mourners included: Angela Finney; Mr and Mrs Andy Blakeborough; Jane Codd; June Burnett; M C Burnett (Pat); Graham and Wendy Shepherd; Sue Williams; Derek Hewerdine; Stephen and Rosemary Shaw; Robert and Becky Bell; Terry Davis; Beth Phipps; David and Jenny Bell (rep Anthony and Jenny Golland, Audrey Golland and John Golland); Joyce West; Mr and Mrs R Howell; M Harness; Jane Poole (rep Andrew Poole); Stanleyand Jonquil Hobbs (rep Queenie Watkinson); Mr and Mrs John Tryner; Harold Ward; Maurice and Brenda Scarbro; Peter and Marion Bass; Rev Canon Alec and Diana Boyd (rep John and Emma Boyd, Alex Anna and Joseph, Bonnie and Sandie Watham, Evelina and Denis); Angie Cooper; John and Shirley Read (rep Ian Read); Pat Brown (rep Bryan Holden); Thomas Taylor; Rowland Smith; Helen Smith (rep Simon, Fran and Peter); Bob Jackson; Rachel Kilker (rep Patrick Kilker and family; Enid Mason); Jill Lewis; Gay Hatton; Pat and Peter Harrison; Simon and Sarita Foster; Ann Needham (rep the Needham Family); Stuart Russell (rep Milly, John, Penny and Jenny); Beryl Bett; Marjorie Grantham; Nev Wiltshire; Norman and Sue Oliver; Janet Laird (rep John and Ann); Norman Wright rep Alison and Family; Neil Wright; Patricia Borrows (rep Brian and Joan Woodcock also John Borrows); Richard Wingate; James and Jill O’Brien; Sam and Sarah Weller; G Maltby; Gary Wilson (rep Richard Clawson; Lynne Richardson; Norman Leggate (rep Barbara Leggate); Margaret Brinn (rep John Brinn and Ruth Maydew); Ian Clark (Gt Sturton); Chuck Handson; Sarah Ward; Kevin Hobson; C W and J R Gosling; Richard and Jennie Harrison; Val and Dick Lingard; Mrs S Hastings; R White (rep Fran); Ann Stevenson (rep Richard Walter); Heather Beattie; Gavin and Stania Wiggins-Davies; Peter Wiggins-Davies; Joanne Neal; James Scholey; Mike Rose and Diane; Susan Russell and Family; John and Vik Kerr; Julie Stanley (rep Harry and Sylvia Stanley, also Rosemary Benton); Mr and Mrs J Harrison; Steve and Cindy Ireland; T J Dawson; R A Dawson; Mrs E Hodgson (rep David Hodgson); Douglas Hodgson; Helen Fisher; Mr T Adams (rep Dorothy Adams); Charlie and Sue Storr; Peter Houldershaw; William and Fiona Elkington; Len Clubley; Richard Evison (rep Jo Evison); Jayne Thornally; Hugh and Judy Bankes-Price; Tom Scholey (rep Barbara Scholey; Rowland and Kay Wingate); John Ellwood; Malcolm Hobson; Jeff Bush (rep Ian Roberts and Mary Bush); David Armstrong; John Smith (rep Louth Tractors); Nick Rodgers (rep Mariane Rodgers); John Grant; R Foster; Ed Smith; Oliver Smith (rep Chloe Smith); Judith Johnson; Marcus and Andy Russell; Tristran Russell (rep Dexter and Sharpe; Marie and David Hough); Chris Wilkinson; Ray Weightman; Ian Scard; Beryl Scard; Bill Cattell (rep Susan); John Larke; Stuart Crane (rep Eileen); Betty Needham (rep John and Family); Mr and Mrs R Sherriff; Pat and Roger Buck (rep Carla and Maurice Temprell); Pat Needham (rep Louth Farm Women’s Club); Jason Shepley; Joy Benton; Mike Johnson;
John and Thelma Swift; Mr and Mrs W J Cooper; Eric Thornalley; Gail and Chris Hinkins; David Thornalley; Graham and Marian Shaw; Rigall Family (Burgh); Richard and Mary-Anne Drinkel (rep Family); P Hodge; Andre and Lillian Tomlin; Tony and Chris Smith (rep Family); and others.