Passed away peacefully at Granger House, with loving family by his side, on August 4, 2023, aged 91.
Deeply loved husband and soulmate of the late Kath,
respected and cherished dad and father-in-law of Mike & Kate, Allan & Julie, and the late Gary,
devoted and much loved grandad of Stephen, and the late Jeffrey;
Renee, and Cory & Meg;
loved ‘GG John’ of his great granddaughter Rumi,
loved brother and brother-in-law of the late Christina & Andy King,
loved brother-in-law of the late Tommy & Clare Perrin, Beth & Mick Nidd, Jimmy & Adrienne Perrin, Marion & Don Woods, and Bob & Margaret Perrin,
a loved uncle, cousin and a great friend of many.
Donations to Hato Hone St John would be appreciated and can be made online at or at the Service.
Messages to 3 Paroa Terrace, Rutherglen 7805.

A Funeral Service to celebrate John’s life will be held in the
William Sampson Memorial Chapel, Tainui Street, on Wednesday at 1pm,
followed by interment at the Memorial Park Cemetery, Gladstone.

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