BUTTERWORTH, Leigh Francis

Born on March 30, 1957. Passed away June 13, 2022.

30.03.1957 – 13.06.2022
Aged 65.
Passed away peacefully at the Korumburra Hospital surrounded by his 5 Girls.
Dearly loved husband of Michele.
Loved and loving father to Stacey, Megan, Erin, And Kate.
Father-in-law to Derek, Duane, and Russell.
Adored Pa to Isla, Poppy, Georgie, Charlotte, Lillian, and Harrison.

Loved and Respected by Many.

Funeral Notice
Loch Public Hall Smith Street, LochView Map

A Funeral Service to Celebrate the Life of Mr. Leigh Francis Butterworth will be held at the Loch Public Hall, Smith Street, Loch on FRIDAY June 24, 2022, commencing 1.30pm.

Private Cremation

  1. Deepest sympathy to Michelle and girls on the loss of dear Leigh one very genuine and loving man. May he rest in peace. Love to you all Jenny and Peter xxx

    Jenny wyhoon June 16, 2022
  2. Our loving sympathy to you all . Special hugs for Chelle. No more pain Leigh . Rest peacefully . Dawnie and Ashton and family . ❤️❤️💔💔

    Dawn Farrell June 16, 2022
  3. R I P BUDDY …Hoping that your next journey is a safe one ..Sincere hugs and luv to Michelle and the girls and extended family/s…..ROLY and MARIANNE JONES

    Roly jones June 16, 2022
  4. Fond memories of a great man. Many great and funny memories of young farmer days.
    Sincere condolences to Michelle and family.
    Peter Eddy. (Ralph).

    Peter eddy June 16, 2022
  5. A loved and wonderful Family man and Friend to many.
    Our deepest sympathy and luv to His Girls and Family/s ……… xo Rob & Jan

    Rob & Jan Mortlock June 17, 2022
  6. Fond memories of a school mate , our thoughts are with you Michelle the girls and their families xx
    Rod and Judi Spokes and family.

    R & J Soles June 17, 2022
  7. To Michelle Stacey Megan Erin and Kate so sorry to hear of Leigh’s passing our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time .
    Love ❤ to you All ,Len and Carol Hoober

    Carol Hoober June 17, 2022
  8. Dear Michelle and girls and families.
    My thoughts love and prayers are with you all
    at this very sad time.
    Love Cheryl Routley

    Mrs. Cheryl Routley June 17, 2022
  9. A wonderful, honest, kind and gentle soul with a heart the size of him, taken far too soon.. We will miss his booming laugh, his gentle demeanor, his unwavering friendship and our 4wd trips full of fun and laughter… forever in our hearts and never ever forgotten. All of our love to Michele, all the girls and extended family. Sadly missed… RIP Our dear friend, until we meet again… Trevor, Casey, Jake and Jesse xo

    Trevor and Casey Stewart June 17, 2022
  10. So sad for your loss Michele and family. Leigh was a dear friend growing up in Dumbalk, at school and playing football . Thinking of you all.

    Rob Heppell and family. June 17, 2022
  11. Can’t believe the last few weeks, my sincere condolences to Michele and all family, such a honest man RIP Leigh 🙏

    Barra June 17, 2022
  12. My Deepest Sympathy Michele and family on the loss of Leigh
    All my love MARION X

    Marion Cook June 17, 2022
  13. My Deepest Sympathy to Michele and her family. Thinking of you all at this sad time.

    Tracey Byrnes June 17, 2022
  14. Leigh you taught us the love of our high country for which we will forever thank you – words cannot express how you have touched our lives – safe journeys my friend

    Jacky ,Crowder June 17, 2022
  15. Sincere condolences to Michele and the girls on the passing of Leigh. We shared many happy, lots of fun times during our Young Farmer days. Thinking of you all at this sad time. Maureen Styles (née Hunter).

    Maureen Styles June 17, 2022
  16. So sad for you all. Leigh was a very genuine gentleman and absolutely adored his family. No more pain.
    May you treasure all the wonderful memories you shared together. Sincere sympathy.
    Julie Hillberg and family xxxx

    Julie Hillberg June 17, 2022
  17. Sending all my love and sympathy to Chele and all the girls, uncle Leigh was such an amazing person and the best godfather to me , he will be missed dearly. Love Emy

    Emily Napier June 17, 2022
  18. Our deepest sympathy to Michele Stacey Megan Erin and Kate and families. Our thoughts and love with you all so sad to hear about your loss.
    Betty Clarke and Wendy Bernaldo

    Wendy Bernaldo June 17, 2022
  19. Thinking about you all and sending much love❤❤❤
    The Preston & Sneddon familiesxxxx😪❤

    Jacquie Sneddon June 18, 2022
  20. All our love to you Michele, Stacey, Megan, Erin and Kate.
    Such a wonderful gift you all have had having this wonderful man in your life.
    Fran, Al, Hayley and Jacob.💜

    Francine Kirkwood June 18, 2022
  21. Dear Michele, girls and families.
    So sad to hear of Leigh’s passing, he has always been a very big part of our family and we loved him dearly, we will miss his visits, smiling face and special hugs.
    Sleep peacefully now Mouse.
    Love you always Uncle Hec, Aunty Elaine Opray and extended families. ❤️❤️

    Marg Cantwell June 18, 2022
  22. Sending my condolences to Michele, Stacey, Megan, Erin and Kate.
    Hold tight onto the memories and special times. Leigh’s stories to be told and to keep him in your hearts forever xoxoxo

    Carol Van Puyenbroek June 18, 2022
  23. So sorry to hear the sad news about Leigh. My sincere sympathy to Michelle, the girls and their families. Lots of good memories of the Butterworth family at Loch PS and working with Leigh as School Council president during that time. Thinking of you at this very sad time.

    Lyn Leppin June 19, 2022
  24. Michele and family. Thinking of you all at this sad time. Treasure all the wonderful memories you’ve made in your life together. Leigh is no longer in pain and has gained his angel wings and will be watching over you forever.
    Love to you all. Lyn Hewson and David Pulham .

    Lyn Hewson June 19, 2022
  25. So sad to hear of Leigh’s passing, thinking of you always, sympathy to Michele and your family .

    Greg Dyke June 19, 2022
  26. Sending our condolences and all our love to Chele, Stacey, Megan, Erin and Kate.
    Leigh was a great man, a wonderful brother-in-law and uncle to us. We have fond memories of times at Loch, Fish Creek and Waratah Bay.
    He will be missed dearly.
    Lots of Love Kevin, Vicki, Angus, Clarissa & Emily.❤️❤️❤️

    Vicki Napier June 19, 2022
  27. Dear Michele and girls and families so sorry for you all ..loosing your lovely Leigh big hugs from Leonie and Alan Hanks

    Leonie Hanks June 20, 2022
  28. To Michele and girls and all family members.
    So sorry to hear of Leigh’s passing, many memories of our time in Dumbalk and our great neighbours the Butterworths.
    Young farmer, babysitting, etc, thanks for the memories Leigh.
    Fly high mate.

    John,Norma,Helen, Kerrie, Christine.

    Norma Sellings June 20, 2022
  29. Memories of great times spent in the bush with Leigh and family. Condolences to Michele and the girls.
    Brenda and Tony

    Tony Furze June 21, 2022
  30. Deepest condolences to Michele & family.
    Out thoughts are with you all. Helen & Jeff Lughetto

    Helen Lughetto June 21, 2022
  31. Our hearts go out to you all. Leigh was a great man and fought hard to stay with you all. Our very best to you Michele.
    Love Anne & Ross Gilligan. 💗

    Anne & Ross Gilligan June 21, 2022
  32. Be at peace Leigh. Big bloke with a big heart you’ve left a big hole in your family’s lives but amazing memories. Love to you all xxx

    Linda and Richard Marshall June 22, 2022
  33. Thinking of you Michelle and girls and family at this very sad time . 🌹X

    Marlene Stockdale June 22, 2022
  34. Uncle Leigh,
    I have such fond memories growing up in your extended family. So many great memories of the Marshalls and the Butterworth bunch together with you at the heart of it all.
    Loads of love to Aunty Michele, Stacey, Megan, Erin and little Kate and families,
    Big Kate, Ben and Clover xxx

    Kate Davies June 22, 2022
  35. A wonderful man now shining bright in the sky. Look for the brightest star and you’ll find him. Our love to Michele and the rest of his precious family
    Kate and Emma

    Kate Brierleh June 23, 2022
  36. Deepest sympathy to all the family from the Newman family, your Sweeney’s Lane neighbours in Dumbalk a lifetime ago. A great friend and companion throughout those early years, through school and football. Words can’t express our sorrow that you can’t keep enjoying the young family who regard you so highly, particularly Michelle and the girls. RIP mate

    David Newman June 23, 2022
  37. A man of true grit, honour and a kind heart. You took the time to teach and mentor me and for that I’m forever grateful and thankful. you are a great friend and will be missed by so many, rest easy box head and no doubt we’ll hear that booming voice still down here.

    Damien Wright June 24, 2022
  38. Our deepest sympathy goes to Michele and the family on the loss of Leigh. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this hard & sad time. Treasure all the memories and may he rest in peace xx

    Tracey & Michael Azlin June 24, 2022
  39. Deepest Sympathy to Michelle and girls on your sad loss

    John & Thelma Hutchison

    John Hutchison June 24, 2022