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Albert William ( Bill)

Sunday, 22 February 1948



Wednesday, 6 April 2022

EVANS: Albert William (Bill)

Surrounded by his family, Bill passed away after a courageous battle, leaving a huge hole in our hearts on Thursday, April 7, 2022. Cherished and adored husband of the late Coral (née Henderson).

Dearly loved husband of Dawn McDonald. Devoted and cherished Dad of Steph & Geordie Duffy, Jo & Allan Rickard, Diana Evans & Regan Thompson, and the late Michelle Mitchell.

Fun-loving and proud Grandad of Nicole & Callum, Jared & Georgia, Bradley & Debs, Annie & Tom, Bridget & Brad, Chloe, Adam & Katie, and Ben, and his great Grandchildren Poppy, Riley, Georgia, Lilly, & Fred and his great Granddaughter due to arrive. Loved brother, brother-in-law, and uncle.

Bill’s family would like to thank the staff and the oncology units at the Southland & Dunedin Hospitals for their compassion and care during his illness.

A service to celebrate Bill’s life will be held at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at the Waiau Town & Country Club, Tuatapere, followed by interment at the Tuatapere Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Southland Charity Hospital may be left at the service.

A live stream link for Bill's service is

Messages to 65 Newbie Street, Heidelberg, Invercargill.

EVANS: Albert William (Bill)
Dearly loved husband of Dawn McDonald.
A respected friend of Dawn's SHAW sons
Dave (Sydney), Rob (Sefton), Pete (Invercargill)
and their partners Lisa, Lisa, and Michelle and
second Grandad Bill to Lochie, Emie & Milla,
and Zoe. A dear friend of Dawn's siblings Ethel Kreft
(Dunedin), Ruth & Peter Findlay (Dunedin) Alan
and Heather (Hamilton), Mary and the late Bob Wilson
(Te Awamutu) and Heather and Alan Cooper (Fairfield).

EVANS: Albert William (Bill)
Loved son of the late Albert Preswich Poole
and Kathleen Norah (nee Ridder) Evans.
Loved brother of Noreen & Allan Thomas (Gore),
Les & Kaye (Invercargill), Kathy & Roger (Nelson),
Ray & Polly (Invercargill), Pauline Payne (Invercargill),
Chris (Christchurch), Glenda Evans & Conan Fee
(Christchurch), and Doug & Karen (West Melton).
Loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews.

Please find a link to the livestream below


Deepest Sympathy to All at the loss of a Dad, Grandad & Great-Grandad.
From Laurie Keast & Families

Laurie Keast & Families


Very deepest of sympathy to all.
Thinking of you all at this very sad time.
Bill was a great chap to work with, sadly missed.

Ray & Donece McEwan (Ashburton)


Bill was a fantastic man always had a great smile. He always looked after us on our rugby trips. He is a legend and will be truly missed.

Peter Sherriff

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