Farmer Clifford Roy Stanley, of Quadring Bank, died on February 25, at St Barnabas Hospice in Lincoln. He was 95.
He was born in Quadring to the late Andrew and Kate Stanley and he attended Cowley and Browns Primary School in the village.
During the war Mr Stanley served in the Home Guard.
He enjoyed football, boxing and indoor and outdoor bowling.
He was married to the late Mary Stanley.
Mr Stanley leaves a son Owen Stanley, of Quadring Bank, and daughter Janet Skells, of Surfleet.
A funeral service was held at Quadring Church.