On October 19, 2021, passed peacefully at Palm Grove Retirement Village, aged 87 years. Loving husband of the late Shirley, loving and caring father and father-in-law of Suzanne and Ian Morris, Dianne (deceased) and Brent Harris, Kerry and Ann, and Troy and Vicki, treasured grandfather of Cory, Lee, Elliot, Candice, Bennet, Randall, Gabrielle, Jordan, and McKenzie and loving great-grandfather of his seven great-grandchildren. Special thanks to the team at Palm Grove for their loving care of our dad. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Gavin Simpson, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A Celebration of Gavin’s life will be held in our AvonPark Chapel, corner Kerrs and Pages Roads, Linwood, on Tuesday, October 26 at 10:30am, followed by interment at Memorial Park Cemetery.