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ROBERTS, Leicester David,


peacefully at Terrace View Retirement Village, Ashburton (formerly of Pleasant Point) on Monday, 9 January 2023, aged 83 years.  Gone to be with his Lord and Saviour.  Dearly loved husband of Ngaire for 62 years.  Adored and loved father and father in law of Faye and Neil (Pleasant Point), Suzanne (Waipahi), Eon (deceased) and Theresa (Reno USA), Karl and Jane (Lauriston), Ilene (Temuka), Vicki and Evan (Christchurch), Melvin and Megan (Ashburton), Vaughan and Amanda (Fergus Falls USA).  Much loved granddad of 31 grandchildren and great granddad of 28 great grandchildren.  His legacy lives on!  Loved eldest son of Clifford and Susie (both deceased).  Brother and brother in law of Elsie and Ray (both deceased), John and Margie, and Philip.  Brother in law to Ngaire’s family, Janice (deceased), Des (deceased), Don and Sheryl, and Margaret (deceased).  Uncle and great uncle to many more.  All the family wish to thank the staff at Terrace View Retirement Village for caring for dad over the last few years – we thank you so much.  We have had a cremation and are planning a service to celebrate Dad’s life at a later date.  This will be at St Albans, Pleasant Point.  We will contact friends and family to let you know the date.  Otherwise messages to:  Faye Gillies.  21 Kyber Street, Pleasant Point.  0210561277