EDMOND John Ross; Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on July 21, 2016. Aged 78 years. Dearly loved husband for 58 years of Judith. Loved father and father in law of Sandra and Vincent Pooch, Jackie, Shane and Belinda, Johnny and Lesley-Anne, and Sam and Dave Watkins. Adored Grandad of Jonathan, Alexandra, Christopher, Fletcher, Lewis, Mackenzie, Quinn, Ted, and Archer. Great grandfather of William, Evelyn, Lincoln, James, and Ivy. Brother and brother in law of Bev and Barry Daly. Son of the late Jim and Winifred Edmond. Family would like to express special thanks to the staff at Ward 1 Ashburton Hospital. Messages to the family C/- P O Box 31155 Christchurch 8000. A funeral service for John will be held at the Ashburton Club and MSA, Havelock Street, Ashburton on Monday July 25, commencing at 10.30am. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.