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Edwin Robert (Eddy) Kearns

July 4, 2024

Passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 4, 2024, after a brief illness, surrounded by family, in his 86th year. Loved husband of the late Betty, loved father & father in-law of Glenn and Merryn, Terry and Linda, Andy and Donna, and Ray and Debby, loved Grandad and Great Grandad, loved brother of Valerie, Pauline, and Lyn, loved brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend. Messages to the Kearns Family, 115 Tudor Street, Hokitika 7810, or can be left on Eddy’s tribute page at At Eddy’s request a private family burial has been held in the Mokihinui Cemetery.


  1. Rex & Anthea Keenan

    Rest In Peace Eddy. Sympathy to all the Kearns family.

  2. John Nancekivell

    We would like to offer our condolences on the passing of Eddie , John and Glenwyn.RIP

  3. Frank & Karen Bradley

    Many good memories of Eddy and
    Betty in the days at Arahura.
    Deepest sympathy to the family.

  4. Suzanne Theyers

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you Terry, Linda, Tracey, Jamie, Andy and Donna.

  5. Glenn Allan

    So sorry to hear the sad news of Eddy’s passing. Eddy was a life long life friend having started school together and have many wonderful memories of him and his family. Our sincere condolences to all the family.
    Glenn Allan and Elaine from Nelson.

  6. Sheree Kearns

    R.I.P my Darling Uncle 😭 you are so dearly loved and so deeply missed. Thankful you are at peace and with your beautiful wife Betty. Love you so much, always your Sheree xixox


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