(AKA Damian): On Thursday, August 3, 2023, surrounded by love, at Christchurch Hospital, aged 37 years. Treasured eldest son of Joey and Adriaan Philpott (Lusaka, Zambia), brother of Jonathan, and Albert. Dearly loved partner of Matthew Sollis. Adored by many in the burlesque, dance, Pride, drag and fitness communities, and his many friends. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Adriaan Beddie, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations towards Adriaan’s tangi and family may be made to the following bank account: Angelah Rose 02-1245-0453651-031. A Funeral Service for Adriaan will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Friday, August 11 at 2.00pm.