Funeral date for road accident man

Michael Ibberson with his son Owen.
Michael Ibberson with his son Owen.

A date has been set for the funeral of a former Spen man who died in a road accident.

Michael Ibberson, who lived in Liversedge for most of his life, died after being hit by a Vauxhall Corsa in Barnsley Road, Flockton, at 8.25pm on October 12.

He suffered serious head injuries and was taken to hospital, where he sadly died during the early hours of October 13.

Michael’s friends and family paid tribute to him, with his stepson Oliver Sherwin saying he had hundreds of friends and would go out of his way to help anyone. He also had an 11-year-old son, Owen.

His funeral will take place at Huddersfield crematorium, Fixby Road, Huddersfield, at 11.30am on Monday.