On October 8, 2017, peacefully at Darfield Hospital, aged 91 years. Dearly loved husband of Gwen for 67 years, much loved father and father-in-law of Denise and Norris Miles (Melbourne), Steven and Lisa (Melbourne), loving grandad of Jonathan, Jacqueline; Julia, Anna, William, and Lauren, and a loved great-grandfather. Loved brother and brother-in-law of the late Jean and Hague Thompson, Betty and the late Bevan Brunt, and a much loved uncle. Special thanks to all those who have provided care and support. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Doug Joy, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to Friends of the Darfield Hospital would be appreciated and may be made at the service. The Service to celebrate Doug’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Friday, October 13, at 2.00pm. Private Cremation thereafter.