Ravi Sandhu, aged 24, of Kathie Road, Bedford, has been found guilty by a jury at Luton Crown Court of the manslaughter of Kevin Harrison.
Sandhu punched Mr Harrison, from Raunds, in September last year in an unprovoked attack in Bedford town centre after a night out. The injuries caused as Mr Harrison’s head hit the pavement were fatal.
Sandhu was sentenced to five years in prison for the offence.
Mr Harrison leaves behind his wife Trish; children Jack, 18, and Becky, 21, step-children Megan, 18 and Michael 21;father and mother Josie and Jeff Harrison; sister Sandra and husband Steve and family; father-in-law and mother-in-law David and June; sisters-in-law Gemma and Dawn and families; and loyal and long-standing friends Mark and Sharon.