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Scots biker dad given one last ride to his own funeral in motorcycle hearse

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A biker dad was given one last ride to his own funeral – in a custom motorcycle hearse.

Robert Stewart spent much of his life travelling Scotland on his motorbike – and when he died his family decided to pay tribute to his passion.




He first received a Triumph Tiger Cub for his 16th birthday and quickly became an avid biker.

When Rovert, a biker from Greenock, sadly passed at 76, his family decided to give him a unique send off – with a motorbike hearse.

Aileen and Sharon, Robert’s daughters, said: “Guests at the funeral were so surprised and impressed by the motorbike hearse and commented on how appropriate and dignified it was.”

“It truly was a head-turner the bike hearse was so special.”

Robert Stewart’s motorbike hearse. (Image: No credit)

During the 1960s, Robert would regularly travel the country with his friends on their motorbikes, with trips to Campbeltown in Argyll, or to the markets in Greenock.

Robert, would spend many weekends on the road, travelling to see family in Derby and County Durham – with beloved wife Ann riding on the back of his bike.

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