David John Davies, from Hill Crest, Ellesmere, was found unresponsive in his garage, on the morning of April 5.
At the inquest at the Shirehall in Shrewsbury, on Thursday, the senior coroner for Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin, Mr John Ellery, said that in recent years Mr David had suffered with depression.
He wore a prosthetic leg, following a freak accident in 1997.
Mr Ellery recorded a verdict of suicide.
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