Owen Williams and his wife moved into their Wales home in early 2015 and became fast friends with their elderly neighbor, widower Ken Watson. When they had their daughter, Cadi, a short year later – Ken truly embraced the new role of a grandfatherly figure to the growing family.

According to Barry & District News, Ken was a retired commercial deep sea diver and eagerly filled his time inspiring the people around him. He often visited the Owen residence bearing gifts for Cadi.

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When Ken passed away in October of 2018, Owen and Caroline Williams were surprised by a visit from Ken Watson’s daughter just a few short days later. She appeared at their door holding a large bag full of Christmas presents for Cadi for the next 14 years, the BBC reported.

“I brought it back in and my wife was on FaceTime to her mum in Ireland. My wife started to tear up and I started to tear up, and her mum started to tear up.

“It’s difficult describing it because it was so unexpected. I don’t know how long he put them away whether it was over the last two years or whether he bought them towards the end of his life.”