(The Fisherman's Advocate, June 06, 1930, page 8)

(Port Rexton, T.B.)

(Editor Fisherman's Advocate)

Dear Sir - Please grant me space in your highly esteemed paper to record the death of Mr. Alexander Butler of Port Rexton who passed peacefully away on May 19th. The deceased had been in ill health for the past few years. Through all his pains and sufferings he was never heard to murmur or complain. He came to the ripe old age of 79 years. His passing away was like a little child going into sweet slumber, he was waiting for the Lord to take him to himself. He is gone from us but not forgotten; we feel sure that he is gone to that blessed home where no sorrow or pain is felt and where all tears are wiped away. Mr. Butler was liked by all who knew him and no more will we see his smiling face in this world.

Left to mourn are two daughters and four sons. Mrs. Colin Freeman, Mrs. Francis Ryan and Israel and Mark at Champneys, Archaly and Frederick in the United States, and nine grandchildren, also other relatives and friends. Our deepest sympathy is with the sorrowing family.

Thanking you for space,
Yours truly,
May 20, 1930.

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