Christopher Dean said faith had been a key part of his father's life, and one of the principles he had always credited with his long life.
He said 'always look for the best in people, never do a task for reward or prize - always for the best intentions.
'Be a vegetarian and have a faith, of whatever religion, that you can trust and rely upon.'
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