Passed away peacefully at Terrace View, Ashburton. In his 85th year. Loved son of the late William (Bill) and Lily. Much loved brother and brother in law of Marge and Frank Bryant (Dcd), Phyllis and Ray Spicer (Dcd), Tony (Dcd), Ted and Isobel (Dcd), Dos and Johnny Thompson (Dcd), John (Dcd) and Ada, Shirley and Barry Compton, and Murray (Dcd) and Beverley. Loved uncle, great uncle, great great uncle and great great great uncle of all his nieces and nephews. Messages to the Sampson family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A service to celebrate Jim’s life will be held at Our Chapel, cnr East & Cox Streets, Ashburton on Tuesday February 16, commencing at 1.30pm. Followed by interment at the Waterton Cemetery.