RITCHIE Rodderick Kenneth, (Ken) (Reg No 6384 RNZN) on February 11, 2017 passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at Ashburton Hospital. Aged 92 years. Much loved husband of the late Betty. Loved Dad of Owen (Roly) and Kathy, Adele (Tich), Mark (Mickey) and Sandra, Paul and Jeanette, Wendy and Tony, Lyndon and Andrea and much loved Grandad of Jason and Barbara, and Cory; Lewis, and Alex; Quinn, and Zoe and great grandchildren Jason, and Liam. Special thanks to Dr Ritchie and the staff at Ashburton hospital for their care of Ken. Messages to Ritchie family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A service to celebrate Ken’s life will be held at our Chapel, Cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Thursday February 16, commencing at 11.00am. Followed by interment at the RSA Section, Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.