MORE than 100 people turned out for a memorial service followed by a buffet for one of Hunmanby's most popular characters, Terry Chambers.
Mr Chambers, who was nearly 80 when he died, was well-known in the village and a friend to many.
The service was held at All Saints' Church on Wednesday and was followed by a reception at his favourite pub, the White Swan, including a buffet and singing by Filey Fishermen's Choir.
One of Mr Chambers' friends, Tina Jenkinson, said: "The funeral in Scarborough was so poorly attended, we wanted to do something as a village to pay our respects to Terry.
"I didn't know him for very long, but he was a friend. He said to me 'You look very pretty ... but my eyesight's failing!' He had a wicked sense of humour, but he was a real gentleman.
"The Swan really lived up to expectations and the staff were briliiant," she added.
The pub is now looking to instal a permanent memorial to one of its most popular customers, who was there nearly every day.
Landlord and friend Jon Catterick said: "I was surprised how many people came to the service and the number of people who came back to us was unbelievable."