Passed away peacefully at his home in Barrytown after a short illness, on May 21, 2022, aged 68.
Loved and respected dad and father-in-law of Lea & Willy McElwain, Tim & Sam, and Ben & Aimey,
loved grandad of Amber, Cory, Isla, Flynn, and Summer,
loved son of the late Don & Marion, loved brother and brother-in-law of Joanne Christall, and Grahame & Linda,
devoted and special friend of Wendy, and a loved mate.
Lulu the dog, will sadly miss her master.
The family would like to acknowledge all those who supported Rusty,
especially Shorty, Jen & Lou, who looked afer Rusty with genuine care and respect.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Greymouth SPCA would be appreciated
and can be made online at
Messages to PO Box 94022, Paroa Postal Centre, 7849.

In accordance with his wishes, Rusty has been cremated here on the Coast at the Westland Crematorium,
and a celebration of his life will be held in the
All Nations Hotel, Barrytown on June 11, 2022 at 2pm.