On April 16, 2022, at Christchurch Hospital after a short illness, aged 88 years. Dearly loved husband of Philippa, much loved father and father-in-law of Di and Neil Kay, Paul and Maree, Jenny Brookes, Belinda and Alan Dixon, loved grandad of Pip (deceased), Chris, and Jeremy; Charles, Scott, and Robert; Kate, Georgie, and Riley; and great-grandad of Lincoln; and Jackson. Many thanks to all the doctors and staff of Oxford Medical Centre, Elmswood Rest Home, and Christchurch Hospital for the wonderful care given to Ron. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Ron Rivers, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. The Funeral Service for Ron will be held in the St James-on-the-Cust Anglican Church, 1750 Cust Road, Cust, on Wednesday, April 27, at 1.30pm, thereafter private cremation.