Peacefully on Thursday, August 9, 2018, at Anthony Wilding Hospital. In his 95th year. Dearly loved husband of the late Mavis and loved by all of his nieces and nephews. Messages to the King family c/o PO Box 16280, Hornby, Christchurch 8042. In lieu of flowers donations to the Heart Foundation would be appreciated and may be made at the service. A service to celebrate Basil’s life, will be held in St. Mary’s Anglican Church, 329 Halswell Road, on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at 1:30pm followed by interment in the Churchyard Cemetery.