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 www.spca.nz/donate.
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.