On March 16, 2023, as the result of an accident, aged 27 years. Beloved best mate and soulmate of Shannon, adored youngest son of Ray and Cecilia, little bro of Mike and Fran, Greg and Lucy, special uncle of Christopher, Madelyn, and baby Whitaker, loved son-in-law and brother-in-law of Tony and Tania, and Ethan, a special grandson, nephew, cousin and friend to many. A special thank you to the emergency services and hospital teams who cared for AJ. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late AJ Whitaker, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A Celebration of AJ’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Friday, March 24, at 10.00am.