On April 10, 2020 at Ashburton Hospital. Aged 91 years. Dearly loved and devoted husband of the late Pamela, for 58 years. Much loved Dad and father in law of Dennis, Alan and Kate, and Philip and Amanda. Loved Grandad of Nicholas, Michael and Emily, Kimberley, Jaimee, and Jayden; Cindy, Jo and Jesse. Messages to the Bird family P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A private burial will take place followed by a memorial service at a later date.