Of Opaki, Seatoun and Wainuiomata. Evan died peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Te Omanga Hospice on 17 June aged 64. He was a loving and loved: partner of Debbie Nepia, son of Dinah (dec’d) and Laurie Keats, and Judy Cundy, and brother of Deb. Evan was also a doting and much-loved father of Theodore and Elizabeth Keats and partners Felix and Jody, and to James Nepia and family. He was loved and respected by: Hazel and the Dobbie family; his nephew and nieces, Josh and Sophie; Katie, Alana, Lauren and Amber; great nephew Spencer; and his many friends.
Evan has requested a private funeral and for donations to be made to support dyslexia research and education.