Passed away suddenly on the Greymouth Cycleway, doing what he loved, on May 14, 2020, aged 70.
Dearly loved husband and best friend of Jeanette,
devoted dad and father-in-law of Christie & Matt Alexander (USA), and Tyler & Megan (Nelson),
cherished grandad of Morris, and Baby Alexander due in July,
loved son of the late Peter & Pat, loved brother and brother-in-law of Margaret & Michael Jacobs,
Therese & the late Neil Keating, Christine & Peter Ryan, Michael & Julie, Mary (deceased) & Russell Nelson, and Pat (deceased) & Linda,
loved son-in-law of Bob & Chrissie Dowie, loved brother-in-law of Lindsay, Stuart & Linda, and Gill & Tony Barnett,
an idolised uncle, great uncle and cousin, a very special friend of ‘The Crew’ and a friend of many.
Messages to 14 Coates Street, Greymouth 7805.
A private family service will be held in St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Greymouth.
Butch will then be laid to rest at the Memorial Park Cemetery, Gladstone.
Due to current restrictions, a webcast of the funeral will be available on
from 12 noon, Monday.