Passed away peacefully at Rosebank Rest Home on 15 October 2017, aged 95. Husband of the late Eleanor, loved father and father in law of Ken and Pauline, the late Carol, and Barrie Hill and Richard and Maxine. Grandfather of the late Simon, and Jade, Sarah and Aaron; Lance and Michelle, Shane and Ellie; Megan and Brent and the late Scott. Great grandfather of Harriet, Cameron, Caitlyn, and Hazel. Messages to Carter family, P O Box 275, Ashburton 7740. Special thanks to the staff at Rosebank for their loving care and support of Eric over the past four years. A service to celebrate Eric’s life will be held at Our Chapel, Cnr East and Cox Streets Ashburton on Tuesday October 24, commencing at 1.30pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.