On December 25, 2020, passed away peacefully at Essie Summers Retirement Village surrounded by his loving family, aged 83 years. Much loved son of the late James and Kathleen (Minnie) Clarke, and brother of the late Ron, Gary, Bev and Rex; much devoted and loved husband of Margaret, kind and loving father and father-in-law of Barry and Naoko, Marie and Graham, Lisa and Phil, Steven and Tracey, Wendy and Mike, and a treasured grandad of Jacinta and Sean, Courtney and James, Stacey, Cas, Mark, Aimee, Emma, Matthew, Max, Ben and Momo; and a cherished great-grandad of Phoebe, Hazel, and Lincoln. He will be so missed. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late James Clarke, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A private family service has been held.