Passed away peacefully in his sleep, on December 16, 2018, aged 81 years. Dearly loved husband of Barbara for 58 years, father of Joanne Bykerk, and Nicola Brine, and partners, Dave Bykerk, and David Wise, much loved grandad of Hayley, and Anthony Bykerk, Catherine, and Karl Smith, and his four Smith great-grandchildren, dearly loved and missed by extended family, Mike, and Jacky. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Jim Brine, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. The Service to celebrate Jim’s life will be held in The Lodge Hall, Ferrymead Heritage Park, Ferrymead Park Drive (please use Gate A entrance). This day, Thursday at 10.00am.