SAGE, Ronald Hubert (Ron), of Waikaia; in his 91st year. — Peacefully, after a short illness, on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, surrounded by his loving family, at Gore Hospital. Dearly loved husband and friend of Shirley for 61 years, much loved Dad of Susan and Stewart Roy (Balfour), Frances and Darryl Black (Balfour), Ross and Robyn (Waikaia), loved and respected Grumps of his five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Special thanks to Kay and St John Ambulance. — In accordance with Ron's wishes, a private service will be held. Flowers respectfully declined. Messages to Shirley, 28 Albany Street, Gore 9710.