Removal man Mr Mel Edmondson – known as “Move It Mel” – has died in Clitheroe Community Hospital aged 69.
Mr Edmondson had run Move It in Clitheroe for 25 years after previously being a market trader at Clitheroe and Skipton, and was well known throughout the town.
He used to play golf at Clitheroe GC and was also a keen bowler at Ribblesdale, sponsoring the club’s Move It Doubles bowling competition.
Mr Edmondson leaves a wife Kathleen, two sons and a daughter, and three grandchildren.
The funeral service will be on Monday at Clitheroe United Reformed Church, followed by burial at West Bradford Methodist Church.
His family have requested donations for Rosemere Cancer Foundation or Cancer Research UK.