Funeral date announced for Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre pioneer Fred Panton, thanksgiving service also planned

Fred Panton, who passed away suddenly last week.
Fred Panton, who passed away suddenly last week.

The funeral of one of the pioneers behind the popular Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre will take place next week.

A thanksgiving service is also planned.

Fred Panton MBE passed away last week. His funeral will take place on Monday, June 24 at 2pm at Spilsby Methodist Church. Family flowers only please. Donations will be for Leukaemia Research.

There will also be a thanksgiving service in his memory at the aviation centre in East Kirkby on Saturday, July 13 at 2.30pm. Admission is free.