Passed away peacefully on 12th April 2021 in his 81st year. Loved husband to Sharyn. Father and father-in-law to David and Toni, Merrilyn and Phil, Jenny and Brian, Julia, Brendon and Jessica. Grandad of 13 and great grandad of 10. Awaiting God’s return. Special thanks to our GP, Waipuna Hospice and Ward 3a Hospital staff. A big thank you to my family for all their support. A service to celebrate Robert’s life will be held at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 25 Moffat Road Bethlehem on Tuesday April 20th at 1pm. Messages may be sent to the Symes family c/- Hope Family Funerals, 4 Keenan Road, Rd 3, Tauranga 3173.