WITHERS, Rex Frederick

Born on April 24, 1942. Passed away April 25, 2021.

Late of Leongatha and Inverloch, formally of Mildura.
Dearly loved husband of Linette (dec) for 47 years.
Adored Dad of Tracie, Kellie and Jay.

Finally reunited with his darling Nettie.

Dad, if we got to choose our Dads it would’ve been you all the way.
Strong, stubborn and love in spades.
Loved today and always.
Tracie and John

Our wonderful Pa who taught us so much, especially to kick.
We love you.
Harry and Coop

Our hearts are breaking as we say our goodbyes. We couldn’t have asked for a more loving and supportive Dad and fun loving and attentive Pa. We will remember you every day with so much love.
At peace now with your darling Net
Kellie, Pistol, Paige, Piper, Sienna and Jud

Dad, you were the best Dad a son could ask for.
Fun, supportive, brave, and strong.
Our lovely Pa.
Jay, Julie, Caterina, Serafina, Sonny, Billy

Funeral Notice
Leongatha Bowls Club 14 Hughes Street, LeongathaView Map
A Memorial Service to Celebrate the Life of Mr Rex Frederick Withers will be held at the Leongatha Bowls Club, 14 Hughes Street, Leongatha on Friday April 30, 2021 at 1:30pm. Private Burial. The Service will be livestreamed, to view click here
  1. Warmest thoughts to all the family, now at peace and reunited with his beloved Linette.

    Pat Kuhne April 26, 2021
  2. Our sincere condolences on Rex’s passing, long-time friend, one of nature’s gentlemen and loving husband of Lin (dec). Back together where Rex has longed to be since her passing. A very capable and caring teacher who spent many years teaching at Leongatha Primary School. Appreciated your friendship Rex as longterm teaching colleagues.
    RIP Rex – Pete & Roz Vanzuyden and family.

    Peter & Roz Vanzuyden April 27, 2021
  3. Dear Tracie, Kelly and Jay.
    We are thinking of you all at this sad time, but remember the happy times are yours to treasure.
    Rex was a great guy.
    He is back with his beloved Nettle.
    Our love to all the family.
    Lyn, Barry and all the Davidson family. xxoo

    Lyn & Barry Davidson April 27, 2021
  4. So many good memories of happier times. Rest in peace dear Rex after a stoic battle. Our love to Tracie, Kel & Jay & families.💐 Lance & Tammie

    TAMMIE TAYLOR April 27, 2021
  5. Darling Uncle Rex.

    A true gentleman like Grandpa and the most beautiful, caring and wonderful uncle. Thank you for everything, (icy-poles, encouragement and even persevering with my drop-punt).

    We will hold you in our hearts and remember you with a smile.

    Much love to Tracie, Kellie, Jay and your families, and to Dad.

    Mandy, Michael and Briget. Xxx

    Amanda Childs April 28, 2021
  6. Tracie, Kelly & Jay,
    Our thoughts are with you at this sad time. Rex was one of the favourite school teachers of the Pease kids. We are very sorry we can’t attend his funeral but hope to catch up with Tracie soon.
    Love from Daryl, Pat ,Jac ,Kate & Adam Pease

    Pat Pease April 28, 2021
  7. Dear Rex how blessed we were to have had you in ourl lives . Love and sympathy to your beautiful family. So glad you and Nettie are together again. Pam and Mal

    Pamela Scott April 28, 2021
  8. Very sorry to hear. A true gentleman. Deepest sympathy to Kellie, Tracie, Jay, and families. Thinking of you at this sad time.
    Sarah Salmons

    Sarah Salmons April 29, 2021
  9. So sorry to hear of the passing of Rex. A great and respected teacher to so many. A true gentleman and friend at rest. Our sincere sympathy to all. Jeanie and Ron Funnell.

    Jeanie Funnell April 29, 2021
  10. Sending lots of love and sympathy to you all. Tracie John Harry & Coop also Kellie, Jay and families. Although we can’t be there our thoughts are with you at this difficult time ……. and always. A lovely gentleman who will be sorely missed.
    Ailsa Lachie Fraser Duncan and all your Scottish family xx

    Ailsa McInnes April 29, 2021
  11. Sad news. Will remember Rex for the good person he was. Condolences to his family.

    Lachie and Linda Hughes. April 29, 2021
  12. Tracie Kellie Jay and families we send our thoughts to you all on the loss of your dad and pa.

    Sandra Fleming April 29, 2021
  13. I never forgot my grade 5 and 6 teacher at Kiata Primary School in 1965/6.
    He was a stand out teacher for me a primary school.

    Sue Ireland (Argall) April 30, 2021
  14. dear tracie kelly jay.so sad to hear passing of rex.our thoughts are with you today. chris and murray leitch.

    murray leitch April 30, 2021