Passed away peacefully at Terrace View Retirement Village, Ashburton, in his 79th year. Loving husband of the late Petra, loving friend of Margaret, loved father, step-father and father-in-law of Brian and Anitra, Diane and Graham, Christine and Dave, and Jeff and Rachel. Granddad and step-granddad of Reghan; Michael; Rachael, Mathew; Tenielle; Andrea, and Melissa, great-granddad of Zander, and brother of Yvonne, and the late Des. Messages may be addressed to: The Family of the late William (Bill) Hobby, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A Service to celebrate Bill’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Monday, August 13, at 10.00am, followed by interment in the Avonhead Park Cemetery, Hawthornden Road.