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William (Bill) John CAIRNS


On October 7, 2021, aged 88 years, Bill passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, with family at his side. Dearly loved husband of the late Frances, much loved father and father-in-law of Irene, Bobby and Heather, Tommy and Colleen, and Willie and Anne. Loved granddad of Nick, Chris and Alice; Wade, Sharnelle; Elaine and Troy, Courtney; Erica and Stu, and Gregory and Jess. Great-granddad of Taylar, Lyla, Georgia, Ben, Sam, Charlie, Grayson, Rorrii and Emelia. Much loved brother of Mary. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Bill Cairns, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. Due to current restrictions on large gatherings, Bill’s service will be private, with invitations personally extended by his family.