MR Urias Taylor, of Sparth Road, Clayton-leMoors, died on Saturday, June 30, aged 88.
Hughie, as he was known, was a hod carrier, a gardener and retired from being a cemetery groundsman.
In his younger days he was in the Cycle Club.
In his spare time he enjoyed gardening, had a keen interest in mountain bikes and motorbikes and he loved his dogs Lady and Holly.
Brother to the late Thomas, Amelia, George and Mona, and father to the late Ted, he leaves his sister Pat, children Glenn and Alison, seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
No flowers please, donations are requested to Ronald McDonald House, Manchester.