Died from Cirrhosis, toxaemia
The Longreach Leader Friday 2 November 1928
Death of Mr. C V. Seaton.
“GREAT LOSS TO MUTTABURRA.”
Our Muttaburra correspondent writes.
The death at the Muttaburra hospital on Friday last of Mr. C. V. Seaton, of Mt. Cornish, will be a great loss to the town. His death came as a great shock to a wide circle of friends, as only a very few of them knew that he was even sick. The funeral on Saturday afternoon was one of the largest seen in Muttaburra for years, over forty cars following the mortal remains to their last resting place. A short service was held in the Church of England, being conducted by the Rev. Roach, of Aramac, who also officiated at the graveside.
The deceased gentleman, who was 67 years of age, had been manager of Mt. Cornish for 26 years and was extremely popular in the Muttaburra district, particularly in Muttaburra, where he was a frequent visitor. An appeal to him for support for any movement was never made in vain, and the town will feel his loss keenly. He was a keen racing man and was a prominent member of all local racing bodies. The deceased gentleman came here from N.S.W., and during his residence on Mt. Cornish had acquired two properties – Mt. Crusoe, about 25 miles from Muttaburra, on the Prairie Road, and Ivy Leaf about 40 miles easterly from Aramac.
The deceased gentleman leaves a widow and two sons – Mr. Vere Seaton, Mt. Crusoe and Mr. Bob Seaton, overseer on Mt. Cornish – to whom the deepest sympathy of the community is extended in their irreparable loss. The family has gained the deepest respect and esteem of the whole community, and the memory of the deceased gentleman will ever be revered in this district.
[Source: Death of Mr. C. V. Seaton. (1928, November 2). The Longreach Leader (Qld. : 1923 – 1954), p. 13. Retrieved September 12, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article37347555]