MR Ronald Dowson, of Manchester Road, Accrington, died on Friday, November 2, aged 75.
In his early career Ronnie worked as a Heating and Ventilation engineer. He then went on to become a Groundsman for Accrington Stanley at GEC, before finishing his career at Caligen Foam.
He volunteered for Mountain and Cave Rescue and loved potholing in his spare time. His other hobbies included playing pool for the Baxenden League and snooker, and he also followed Manchester United from a young age.
He leaves his wife Eileen, sons Wayne and Scott together with his granddaughters.
A funeral service will be held at 2.20pm on Tuesday, November 13, at Accrington Crematorium, administered by David Ireland.
Family flowers only please, however donations, if desired, requested for British Lung Foundation.
Funeral director: Peter Regan, Hyndburn Funeral Services, Queens Road, Accrington.