Death Notice
  • "A great guy, will be sorely missed."
    - Mike Barnett
  • "Fly free in the great unknown Ian.You always took an..."
    - David Vanstone(ex Geraldine)
  • "Lovely man. I knew him briefly in the 80's over deer..."
    - Peter Jerram
  • "Sad news,condolences to the family. Murray Farrant King's..."
    - Murray Farrant
  • "Jacq and Deno, so sorry for the loss of your brother. Love..."
    - Jane & Phillip

Ian Stanley Talbot (Spooky):
20.8.1941 - 29.9.2017
Much loved son of George and Noelie Smith (Timaru); cherished husband of the late Jennifer Margaret (Jenny); loved father of Gareth, Hamish, Tim (Bing) and Matthew; father-in-law of Charlotte, Rebecca and Camilla; devoted Pa of Luke and Thomas; May, Lily, and Neve; Stella and Taylor; and Campbell and Mackenzie; brother of Christine and Jacquetta; and loved uncle and great-uncle of his nieces and nephews. Messages to 'Spooky's sons' c/- Simplicity Funerals, PO Box 7103 Nelson 7040. No flowers by request – donations in lieu to St John Ambulance (stjohn.org.nz). A service to honour Ian's life will be held at the Hills' Community Church, 122 Aranui Road, Mapua at 11.00am, on Thursday, October 5, 2017.

Published in Dominion Post on Oct. 3, 2017