Friends of Hastings Cemetery
Hastings and St Leonards Observer -
Death of Mr. J. J. Butler -
With almost suddenness the death took place on Sunday morning of Mr. John James Butler, at "Quarry Lodge, Hastings, at the age of 63. Up to the preceding tuesday Mr. Butler had been in his usual good state of health, although the loss of his son in the War last September had a marked effect upon him. On the Tuesday he contracted a heavy cold, which reapidly developed into pneumonia, and, despite all that medical skill could do, he passed away at midnight on Sunday.
Mr. Butler -
He found time during his business career to serve one term as a Councillor on the Corporation. He appeared as a candidate in a three-
Deceased was twice married, and leaves three sons and three daughters (all married) by his first wife, and a widow and stepson.