Anthony George Woodward (1932-2015)
Tony Wooodward was a keen sportsman but will be best remembered as an amateur boxer.
Born in Bilsthorpe, Nottingham, he came to Grantham as a youngster with his parents Dick and Elsie.
He was a pupil at the Boys’ Central School, where he excelled at cross-country running.
He worked at Ruston and Hornsby as a fitter and later Aveling Barford.
He played most sports, including football for Earlesfield, tennis, cricket and later played golf at Belton Park.
While on National Service he boxed with the RAF and continued the sport with Ruston and Hornsby Boxing Club.