Passed away peacefully at Ashburton, aged 84 years. Dearly loved husband of Frances. Much loved father and father-in-law of Wendy and Richard Thomson, Noel and Jenny, and Keith. Loved Grandad of Caroline, and Natalie; Samuel, and Michael; Matthew, Jamie, and Liam, and great Grandad of Peyton, Adalyn, Ella, and Nathan. Messages to the Nelson Family, c/- PO Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A service to celebrate Brian’s life will be held at St Mark’s Anglican Church, Elizabeth Avenue, Rakaia on Tuesday 13 October commencing at 10.30am, followed by interment at the Rakaia Cemetery.