24.9.1947 – 31.7.14. Cattle Agent for over 50 years. John once said “I built a business out of Simmentals and went from nothing to being king”. Born on the Mornington Peninsula Victoria Australia. One of six children his parents encouraged him to go into Cattle Agent work. Working in Newmarket the most famous cattle Sale yards of our time where over three Agents would be selling at the one time. Later moving to Echuca and working for Elders for over 43 years in capacity of Cattle Agent. In 1985 John moved to Dubbo. A larger than life character at the cattle sales. Honest and fair with extensive knowledge, a mentor to many in the cattle industry. A wicked sense of humor. Extended sympathy to his wife Mary, son Michael and daughter Jane.