On 22.6.23 peacefully in his sleep at his home in Putaruru aged 86. Loved husband of the late Isobel and devoted Dad to Coralie and Grant Joyce; Angeline Walker; Daryl Hutton; and Jeremy Hutton. Stepdad to Robyn and Bruce McLennan; Craig and Jan Tomalin; Alyson Tomalin and Rex Addenbrooke. A loving granddad of 15 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. “In our hearts, you will live on.” A celebration of John’s life will be held at St Paul’s Anglican Church, 64 Kensington St, Putaruru on Thursday 29 June at 11.00am followed by interment in the Domain Road Cemetery. Broadway Funeral Home, 10 Short St, Matamata 3400.