Of Tokomaru. Passed away peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital, on Monday 23 October 2023, surrounded by his family. In his 86th year. Loved 2nd son of the late Jim and Lily. Loved brother of Brian and Peggy (both dec), Marie (dec) and Ian Wilson, Lillian, Elaine and Colin Park, Janice and Barry Locke, Carol and Roger (dec), Donald and Karen, Gayle, Graeme and Erica. Will be missed by his extended family and friends. A celebration of John’s life will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Friday 27 October 2023 at 11.00am, followed by private cremation.