The funeral was held on (5th July) for the late Len Bostock of Barnton, who died on 30th June 2011, aged 83 years. Len was born on Christmas Day 1927, he was the only child of Thomas and Ivy Bostock. He was born and grew up in Over Peover, where he attended school. He married Mary Venables at Over Peover Methodist Church on 8th August 1951. They lived at Allostock and Anderton, latterly Len was in The Barns Nursing Home, Davenham Hall. Len worked in farming and as a driver; driving lorries and buses. He was devoted to family life and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and enjoyed gardening. He became a Parish Councillor for Allostock Parish Council. Len was a Church organist for many years, at various churches and was a member of the choir at Barnton Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife Mary, three daughters and sons-in-law Audrey & Martin, Sue & Ray and Jane & Simon and seven grandchildren Hayley, Rebecca (and her husband Ben), Jessica, Isaac, Abigail, Daniel & Katie. The service at Over Peover Methodist Church was conducted by Revd Jackie Betts and Revd Tom Stobart, prior to interment in the churchyard. As well as family floral tributes, donations were received for Over Peover and Barnton Methodist Churches. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Lostock Green, Northwich.