Passed away peacefully after a short illness at Greymouth, aged 72. Dearly loved husband and soulmate of Christine, much loved dad and father in-law of Lisa Bullock & Alan Rhodes (Oxford), Aaron (Christchurch), and Salena & Michael (Ross), loved special friend of Kirsten & Greg (Auckland), loved grandad of Bailey, Ella, Ezra, and Etana, and a loved brother, brother in-law, cousin, uncle and friend. Messages to P.O Box 455 Greymouth 7840. Flowers respectfully declined.

A Funeral Service for John will be held in the William Sampson Memorial Chapel, 134 Tainui Street Greymouth on Thursday at 2pm, followed by cremation on the Coast at the Westland Crematorium