Obituary: Robert (Bob) James McKee

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The funeral service for Robert (Bob) James McKee, 62, of Goltho, was held at All Saints’ Church, Wragby.

Born in Horncastle, Bob worked in the building trade, doing various jobs on site.

He also worked as a support worker at Clarence House in Horncastle, until he took early retirement, due to ill health, in 2011.

From being a teenager to his early 40s, Bob was the lead singer in various bands.

He was a keen pool player. He also enjoyed camping and, in later years, gardening.

The family thank everyone for their generous donations to Clic Sargeant, of which £292.60 was collected.

Family mourners were: Mrs M McKee (wife); Mr and Mrs A McKee (son and daughter-in-law); Mr K McKee and Miss S Papworth (son and partner); Miss H McKee (daughter); Miss T McKee and Mr A Gibney (daughter and partner); Miss J Fotherby (granddaughter) and Mr S Johnson; Miss M Fotherby, Miss L McKee (granddaughters); Mr C Fotherby, Mr J McKee, Mr K McKee (grandsons); Mr and Mrs E Williams, Mr and Mrs A Clark (sisters and brothers-in-law); Mr A Laughton (brother, rep Mrs S Laughton, sister-in-law); Mr W Laughton (brother-in-law); Mrs H Spittles, Mrs Y Short (sisters-in-law); Mr and Mrs R Laughton (brother and sister-in-law); Mrs M Milson, Mrs J Fixter, Miss S Spittles, Miss C Laughton, Mr and Mrs T Robertson, Claire Ayrton (nieces); Mr and Mrs S Spittles, Mr R Spittles, Mr and Mrs S Laughton, Mr L Laughton and Camille, Kevin Williams (nephews).

Friends at the service were: Michelle Hannah; Wayne Cobb; Dennis Edwards (rep John Edwards); Miss K Jones; Mrs M Jones; Sue Dixon (rep Kev Dixon); T Machin (rep S Murphy); M Machin (rep K Machin); Matthew Bruntlett (rep Shaun Kane); Leonie Segasby; Julie Thurling (rep Elise Howsam); Derek and Sue Brader; John Ruddy (rep Andy Maher); Ann Hauton (rep Hauton family); David and Ruth Williams; Jeffrey Hutchinson (rep Helen Hutchinson); Stewart Lowman (rep Lowman family; Ian and Lesley Fabris); Bill Garbutt (rep Nathan and Rosie); Mr and Mrs Eades; Mr Lowe (rep Mark Newsham); Diane Hills; Michael Coupe; Jim Murdock; Judy Duguid; Joanne Cousins (rep Julian and also Clarence House); Graham Sinclair; Mel Jacobs; Michelle Bell; Shirley Watson; Bryan Laughton; Larry and Sara Jackson; Roy and Valerie Harrison (rep Bessy Wright, aunt); Sue and Alec Brader; Margaret and John Kane; Dave Warr; Jenny and Nigel Smith; Natasha, Anouska, Amber; Georgina Starbuck; Chris Lowe and Lisa Wilkinson; Rob Summer; Paul and Nicky Danby; Jean Osbourne (rep Mick); Vanessa Smith (rep Tony and Teresa Monahan); Rachel Lee (rep Miriam, Keith, Karen and Annette); Russell North (rep Jeremy North and Becky Howsam); Wybrow; Graham Beaumont; Brian Kirk (rep Mr and Mrs R Kirk); Kay Franklin (rep Mrs M Saunders); Philip Ward (rep Georgina Lamming and Greg Dixon); Camilla Read.