On February 17, 2021, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, aged 81 years. Dearly loved husband of Rosemary. Loved father and father-in-law of Tony and Sally, and Stephen. Treasured grandfather of James, and Sophie. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Bryan and Joy, and Michael and Priscilla, and a loved uncle of his nieces and nephews. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Richard Drake, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. The Funeral Service for Richard will be held in our Rangiora Chapel, Wai-mana, 92 Kippenberger Avenue, Rangiora, on Wednesday, February 24, at 10.30am, burial to follow the next day at the Kaikoura Cemetery.