CLARK William Ernest, (Bill) on March 25, 2017, at Ashburton. Peacefully with his family by his side, in his 80th year. Dearly loved husband and soulmate for 55 years of Denise. Treasured father and father in law of Jacqualine and Glen Vickery (Leeston), Angelia and Dave Harris (Nelson), Robynn and Rob (Pukekohe), and Nicola and Dave Kennedy (West Melton). Doting Grandad and loved by his10 grandchildren and their partners. Special Bill Bill to his great Granddaughter. Loved brother and brother in law of Judith and Jim McLean (Australia), the late Margaret and Rex Firman, Joan and Wendron Wilkie, Heather and the late Warren Taylor, Nichol and Liz Taylor, all of Timaru. Respected Uncle of all his nieces and nephews. A dedicated active member of the Ashburton Volunteer Fire Brigade. Messages to Clark Family, P O Box 472, Ashburton. In lieu of flowers donations may be left at the service for the Ashburton Fire Museum. A service to celebrate Bill’s life will be held at the Ashburton Fire Station, 332 Burnett Street, on Thursday March 30, commencing at 2.00pm. Followed by private cremation.