Mr John Wood of Grantham died in Grantham Hospital last Saturday, following a long illness. He was 83.
After qualifying at University of London, Mr Wood joined British Gypsum at Staunton-in-the-Vale, near Long Bennington, in the laboratory, becoming chief chemist. He then moved to the East Leake Works.
He continued to live in Grantham throughout and was an enthusiastic singer. Over the years was a member of Grantham Choral Society, Grantham Singers and Grantham Operatic Society.
Arrangements have been made by Robert Holland Funerals, for Thursday 5th July at 11.30am, at Grantham crematorium.