JOHNSON, Grant Roger:
18.06.1948 to 24.11.2021
Dearly loved husband and soulmate of Linda Fraser. Loved and respected father, step-father and father-in-law of Peter and Vanessa Johnson (Hamilton), Melissa and Tony Kerkhoff (Putaruru), Jan-Maree Fraser and Traci Robins (Ballarat, Australia), and Natalie Fraser and Marcus Chawner (Beachlands, Auckland). Special Granddad of Xanthe and Felix; Jordan and Georgia Johnson; Isaac and Jazmin Kerkhoff. Adored Grant of Alexia and Blake Fraser-Davis; Kirby, Carter and Harper Robins-Fraser. He felt proud to be a Great-Granddad of Jack and Max Johnson. Eldest son of Roger (dec) and Norma Johnson (Moana House Whangamata) and big brother and brother-in-law of Warwick (dec) and Mary Johnson (Hamilton) and Jenny Stewart (Whangamata). Widower of the late Joan. Friend of Kay Davis and the Chawner whanau & special friends and travel companions, Lynn and Brien Higgins. Grateful thanks to Oncologist Hugh Goodman and his valuable team who have kept Grant 'knocking on heaven's door' for the last nine years & nine months. Special, special thanks to the Anglesea Pharmacy for their unwavering professional service and Zig Khouri, his GP for 26 years.
Grant's knocking on Heaven's door has been answered. Rest in peace darling.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice Waikato and left at the service. A celebration of Grant's life will be held at Woodland Estate, 42 Whitikahu Road, Taupiri, on Wednesday 1 December 2021 at 1.30pm, for invited family and friends only. A livestream will available for those who cannot attend due to distance or Covid restrictions.
Published by Waikato Times on Nov. 27, 2021.