Passed away peacefully in Greymouth with loving family by his side, on June 19, 2023, aged 91.
Loved father of Mark Laird, loved grandad of Samantha, Deanna, and Mikayla, and great grandad of Olivia,
dearly loved son of the late John & Isobel,
a loved brother and brother-in-law of the late Esma & Russell Lobb, Gordon & Phyllis, and Brian (Blue)& Colleen,
a deeply loved and respected uncle of John Lobb, Alistair Lobb,
Julie Apu, Leigh Brookland,
Wayne Harper, Andrea Harper, Lance Harper, Brendon Rae, and Rachel Rae,
a loved great uncle, cousin and a friend of many.

In memory of Red, donations to Leukaemia & Blood Cancer NZ would be appreciated
and can be made online at or at the service.

Messages to 3 Kilgour Street, Runanga 7803.

A Funeral Service to celebrate Red’s life will be held in the the
William Sampson Memorial Chapel, Tainui St, on Friday at 1pm.
Red will be then laid to rest with his brother Blue, at the Karoro Lawn Cemetery.