Aged 59 years. It is with much sadness that we announce that Alan passed away so suddenly but peacefully surrounded by family in Christchurch ICU on Thursday 22nd April 2021. Alan was the most devoted husband, soulmate, and best friend of Trudy. He was a dearly loved Dad and role model to Luke, Alex, George, and the late Gemma. A treasured Grandad of Maia. A much loved son of Rex & Pat and son-in-law of Helen & the late Bill Hargreaves. A very loved brother and brother in law to Gavin & Rose, Tony & Jane, and brother in law of Grant & Barb Hargreaves, and Rachel & Bryce Prendergast. Loved uncle and great uncle to his many nieces and nephews. Alan was loved by so many. Messages to the Tarbotton family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A celebration of Alan’s life will be held at the Hotel Ashburton, Racecourse Road on Tuesday 27th April 2021 at 1pm, followed by a private interment. “You were our rock and we will miss you terribly”.