At his home, Rakaia ,on September 5, 2017 after a long fought battle. Loved son of the late Bill and Eunice, brother of Judy, and Robert. Dearly loved cousin, friend and mate to all his army Buddies. Messages to Margaret Pirika, 11 A Kitchener Street, Ashburton 7700. In lieu of flowers donations to the Ashburton Cancer Society in memory of Destry would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A funeral for Destry will be held at the Rakaia Community Centre, Elizabeth Ave, Rakaia 7700, on Monday September 11, 2017 commencing at 1.30pm. Followed by private cremation.