Peacefully on January 9, 2018 at Christchurch Hospital, aged 92 years. Dearly loved husband of Doreen for 70 years. Loved father and father-in-law of Barry and Valerie, Gavin and Andrea and Murray and Kerry. Loved granddad of Ryan and Sarah, Sherie, Hayley and Shane, Carson and Demi, Courtney and Scott, and Jared. Loved great-grandad of Mila and Toby; Lucy, and Louie. Messages to the Cox family c/o PO Box 10345, Christchurch 8145 or In lieu of flowers, donations to the Order of St John would be appreciated and may be made at the service. A Memorial Service to celebrate John’s life, will be held in the Ferry Park Chapel, 297 Ferry Road, on Saturday January 13, at 2:00pm.