With deep regret we advise of the sudden passing of John (J.R.) at Ashburton Hospital, in his 88th year, on 19 April 2018. Loved husband of the late Noeline. Father and father in law of Bruce and Rose, Alison and Gavin Fuller, Stuart and Diane, Gary and Barb. Grandad John of Megan and Joel Freedman (Sydney), Peter and Haley, Lizzy, Jayden, and Liam. Great Grandad of Philip Freedman. Messages to the Leonard family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A celebration of John’s life will be held at the Lauriston Memorial Hall, (Lauriston, Ashburton) on Thursday 26 April, commencing at 11.00am. Followed by a private interment.