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Robert (Bob) Miller Kirk

Westpark Chapel

(J.P., Professor Emeritus of Geography, Deputy Vice Chancellor at University of Canterbury, and Regional Councillor).
On March 4, 2024, peacefully, aged 79 years. Dearly loved husband of Judy. Much loved father and father-in-law of James and Imke, Dan and Sarah, Kristina and Nick, and grandfather of Lotta and Siri, Sia, and Felix and Lucy. Cherished eldest son of the late Norman and Ruth Kirk, brother to Margaret, John, Philip and Robyn, and uncle to their children. Many thanks to Arvida Mayfair for their care of Bob. Messages may be addressed to ‘the family of the late Bob Kirk, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545’. A memorial service for Bob will be held at Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on March 21, at 10.00am.