Robert Wilson, 53, was killed and another man seriously injured on Thursday January 16 outside a pharmaceutical plant in Linthwiate, Huddersfield.
They said: "Robert was a loving and committed husband and father. As well as being loved and respected by work colleagues and friends.
"He leaves behind a devastated wife, Elaine, and two step children, Jack and Ella.
"The family would like to request privacy and respect during this difficult time."
Two teenagers, including an 18-year-old from Batley have been charged with murder and other offences.