On November 26, 2022, passed away peacefully in his sleep, aged 86 years. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Ann for 55 years. Loved father and father-in-law of Chris and Faith, Andrew and Bini, Katherine and Andrew, and John and Belinda. Special Grandpa and Poppa of Olivia, Amelia, Harvey, Lucy, Tom, Felicity, Charlotte, Edward, Alan, and Oliver. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Michael and Mitzi (UK), Peter (Tasmania), John and Nina (UK), and Kate (Vancouver). He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends in the local community. Bill was a dedicated member of the Ferrymead Lions Club for 24 years. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Bill Newsom, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. Funeral details to be advised.