Peacefully at Ashburton Hospital, after a courageous battle. Dearly loved husband of Ruby for 60 years. Much loved father and father in law of Alyson and Alistair Benfell, Warren and Rachael, and Karen and the late Jim King. Adored Grandad of Tony, and Sara; and Jamie, and Jacob. Loved son of the late Donald and Alice. Loved brother and brother in law of the late Charlie, Doreen and the late Allan Jack, and brother in law of the late Isobel and Max Drabble. Loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. Messages to the Jack family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. At Doug’s request a private family service will be held.