Roy Ford is looking for work at the age of 84 after becoming bored with retirement
Roy Ford is very active and still does odd jobs for his neighbours, despite being well into his 80s.
The "very outgoing" retired handyman, who completed three years national service in the RAF, is looking for part-time work in Wandsworth, south west London.
Father-of-seven and grandfather-of-three Roy, who worked as a cook at an RAF training base whilst doing national service, has also worked as a builder, handyman, cleaner and dog-walker.
Mr Ford's daughter Annabel, 29, said: "Dad is probably the most caring person.
"He taught me well that money doesn't grow on trees and you have to earn a living.
"He gets out and about on a day to day basis anyway, and goes on lots of walks, but I think it'd be good for him to get some work.
"He does odd jobs around the area but it's something he wants to do more of, he's still very able and you wouldn't think he was 84 if you met him.
I want someone to help him out instead of him sitting watching TV all day
Daguhter Annabel Ford
"I had a chat with him and said 'if someone offered you dog walking, would you do it', and he said 'why not?'
"He gets up in the morning, has a shower and gets ready but then sits at home, he's got the mentality of getting up and going somewhere but he doesn't have anywhere to go.
"I want someone to help him out instead of him sitting watching TV all day."
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Annabel, who works in admin for construction firm Skanska, said she had contacted a number of businesses in the local area but had currently had no responses.
She added: "I tried a couple of places but a lot of people said he was too old.
"He's hoping for about 16 hours a week, just to get him out meeting and talking to people.
The RAF veteran’s daughter Annabel has contacted a number of local businesses without any response
"I thought maybe he could help elderly people with odd jobs and keeping them company because he's a similar age, and they're more likely to trust him."
Mr Ford gets up every morning with his wife Hiroko, 60, but, as she still works, he has a lot of time to fill during the day.
He said: "I was in the RAF for three years doing my national service as a cook at the flying training school in Worksop.
"I've been a plumber and builder, and ran a window and office cleaning business.
Mr Ford with his granddaughter Alice
"I've been retired for eight years but I'm very active and looking for something to do during the day.
"I sometimes do decorating and odd jobs like unblocking neighbours' sinks.
"I used to do a bit of dog walking and I wouldn't mind something like that again, I like getting fresh air and getting out and about.
"I'm also really good at ironing and I've got my own transport."