BLACK, Ronald David Alexander (Ron) — (Peacefully in his sleep) on Thursday 31 January 2019 at his home, Gore. Loving husband and friend of Heather for 53 years. Loving Dad of Wendy and Gary Weir (Gore), Grant and Tanya (Auckland), Nathan and Sandi (Australia), much loved Grandad of Nicole, and Mitchell; Maddi, and Sophia; and Alyssia. A loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle of all his nieces and nephews, and special friend of Harley the dog. At Ron's request a private cremation will be held. A Memorial Service for Ron will be held in the Esplin Room, Gore Town and Country Club, Bury Street on Friday 8 February at 3.00pm. Messages to 31A Crombie Street, Gore 9710.