Passed away peacefully at home, on July 6, 2023, aged 65 years. Cherished husband of Donna Roy. Much loved son of Phillippa and John Evans, and brother and brother-in-law of Rose and Pete Thompson. Loved father and father-in-law of Simon, Kylie, Zoe-Mei and Cam, step-father of Claire, and Marise. A treasured Grandpop to Jay, Neiko, Amalia, Maddison, Reuben, Nixon, Freya, and Ozzy. Many thanks to everyone involved at Apia, Auckland and Christchurch Hospitals, the Air Ambulance, NZ Flying Doctor Service and GCH Aviation. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Dave Evans, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to the New Zealand Flying Doctors Service would be appreciated, and may be made directly online at nzflyingdoctors.co.nz. A Funeral Service for Dave will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Wednesday, July 12, at 10.00am, private cremation thereafter.