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.