Passed away peacefully, on Friday 15th March 2024, after a brief illness, surrounded by his loving family, aged 76. Dearly beloved husband of Helen (nee Garland) for almost 50 wonderful years. Adored father and father-in-law of Jay and Leanne, Sarah and Lance Schwabauer and Naomi and Doug Bartlett.

Best ever Poppa of Jessica, Brayden and Alex; Caleb, Elisa and Eden and Kelly; and Simien and Sofia, Ashton, Jamin, Jai and Benji. Loved son of Edna and the late Victor, and loved brother and brother-in-law and uncle of Stephen and June, Dennis and Helen, Colin and Marian, and their families. Loved brother-in-law and uncle of Jocelyn and Merv, Gloria and John, Philip and Frances, the late Kathleen and their families.

He lived the best life, loved by his family and friends, living a life of faith and love for his Lord Jesus.
A service will be held on Thursday 21st March at 11am at the Matamata Baptist Church, 26 Tower
Road Matamata.