He went on to co-found, with the Stevens family, Kirkpatrick & Stevens of Newmarket, a Drapery business.
He was a Drapery Business director when he died on November 10, 1937 in his house at 12 Keith Avenue, Remuera. He was buried in Purewa Cemetery, Auckland . His will was probated in Australia.
↑ New Zealand Death Notice Author: New Zealand Herald: Text: KIRKPATRICK - On November at his residence 12 Keith Avenue Remuera Robert Webster beloved husband of Elsie Kirkpatrick and loving father of Ernest, Adele, Noel and Murray aged 47 years.