I was in Johns class at school and met up with him many many years later in Loddington when he was helping Nonny with her horses I remember him being a very funny guy God Bless you John and sending love to your family x
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In loving memory of John Lennon who sadly passed away on 8th February 2021.
John was born in Kettering on 13th April 1953 the youngest of 4 siblings.
He always talked of a passion for horses from an early age and was involved with pony club and hunting.
Eventing was his passion and always talked of being long listed for the Olympics. He was proud of his considerable achievements in this field but also competed in point to points, dressage, show jumping and showing successfully.
He also taught many others to ride and developed long lasting friendships through his love for horses.
He worked hard throughout his life in many different jobs.
He met and started a relationship with Anthony in 1997 and they moved to Flore together in 2003. horses still played a major part of his life and enjoyed showing hacks followed by breeding for many years.
Their son James arrived in 2009 and John was always proud of his achievements. This followed an appearance on the Channel 4 documentary 'Find me a Family.' John was always particularly proud of James' equestrian successes.
Dogs also formed a huge part of John's life particularly Penny who went everywhere with him. He enjoyed walking all of his dogs every day.
John was a huge character and always had time to help others and told his many stories.