On May 1, 2022, peacefully at Anthony Wilding Retirement Village, aged 91 years. Loved and loving husband of Sylvia, loved father and father-in-law of Nancy and Struan Ley, and Greg and Jill Gimblett. Proud and loving ‘Gimbo’ to Matt and D’Arcie Ley, Nicole and Kerri Ley, Scott, and Stacey Gimblett, and ‘Special Gimbo’ to Carter, and Otis Ley. Special thanks to Dr Paul O’Gorman for his care and support. Messages may be addressed to: The Family of the late John Gimblett, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A private cremation for John has been held. An informal gathering to celebrate John’s life will be held at Charteris Bay Golf Club, Charteris Bay Road, on Monday, May 9, at 2.00pm. All welcome.