“I don’t think Tony Worth will ever be forgotten in the town of Holbeach that he believed in and there will never be anyone to take his place.”
William Webb, a Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire and former chairman of Lincolnshire County Council, said: “Tony was a wonderful ambassador for Lincolnshire on a national level, as well as the south of the county and the Fens within Lincolnshire.
“He was right at the forefront of everything that went on in Holbeach, including his involvement in Holbeach and District Civic Society, and it is sad that his passing away has happened on Remembrance weekend.
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“I know Tony’s family well and my deepest condolences go to Jenny and the whole family.”
John Hayes, MP for the South Holland and the Deepings, said: “Tony has made a great contribution to our area, both through his business, of which he was very proud, and his public service which culminated in his period as Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire.
“Always conscientious and professional, Tony was also very friendly and approachable, qualities that endeared him to everyone he met.