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Alastair Kimball (Rev. Kim) Thomas BATHGATE


On 26 April 2022, peacefully, at Wesley Care, Christchurch, aged 91 years.  Cherished husband of Lola for 59 years. Much loved father, father-in-law and grandfather of: Karin, Chloe, Izzie, Ollie; Michael and Jo, Caitlin, Meg; Sara and Jonathan, Abi, Becky; Adrian and Karen, Emily, Rachel, Angus. Loved uncle and great-uncle. Special thanks to the staff at Wesley Care for their love and care for Kim and his family.  Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Kim Bathgate, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, and in memory of Kim, donations to Forest & Bird would be appreciated via

A Celebration of Kim’s life will be held in Knox Presbyterian Church, 28 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch, on Monday 2 May at 1.30pm, private cremation thereafter.

To view a livestream of the service please click here.