David Creeden (1942-2014)
BORN at Southbourne, near Portsmouth, David John Creeden’s family came to live in Colsterworth when he was seven.
They moved to Grantham in 1951, where he attended the Boys National School before passing his 11+ for King’s School.
He joined East Midlands Electricity Board at the North House offices in 1957, and won a scholarship to go to Nottingham University five years later.
He became West Lincolnshire district manager based at Alma Park.
An avid sports fan, he was a keen supporter of the Gingerbreads despite moving to Bingham. A collector of sports memorabilia, for many years he ran then club’s programme shop at their London Road ground.
He also enjoyed cricket and badminton.