Some cemetery bosses reel in horror at the mere thought of a teddy bear in their graveyard.
They consider cuddly toys and trinkets tacky and inappropriate in a sombre setting.
Other managers, it would seem, take a more relaxed approach.
When car fanatic Steve Marsh died last year, aged 51, his family wanted to mark his passing with a big gesture.
And after getting permission from the authorities they came up with this headstone - in the shape of his favourite BMW M3 convertible.