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Lindsay David (Tex Jnr.) Cain

August 30, 2023

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 30, 2023.  Loved son of Tex and the late May Cain.  Loved brother and brother-in-law of Raelyn and Richard and loved uncle of Cavan.  A loved nephew of the late Colin Tinetti and a good mate to his many friends.  Messages to Raelyn Cain, 37 Davie Street, Hokitika 7810 or may be left on Tex’s tribute page at

Following Tex’s wishes, private cremation has been held,

A gathering will be held this Saturday (September 9th) at the Kaniere Hotel at 1.00pm.  Friends and family all welcome, please come and share your memories.  Wear your “redbands”.


  1. Diane & John Craig

    To Tex and Family. So very sorry for your loss.

    • Bryan and Sandra Cudmore

      Deepest condolences to Raelyn Tex and Family on the sad passing of Tex Jnr fly high our friend

      • Alan J. Pegley

        My sincere condolences Tex. He will be sharing a bevvy with Gav now. They certainly lived the life.

  2. Doreen Thomson

    To Tex’s family and friends I knew Tex as a young man and have fond memories of him at Hokitika gone but not forgotten

  3. Sheri Wright

    Thanks for being a lifetime buddy, through thick and thin Tex we always kept in touch, we shared our birthday and for the past 12 months we’ve shared your pain.
    I will miss you, you stubborn, argumentative, temperamental cretin!! The laughs we shared are treasured.
    Love you matey.

  4. Conal

    Will remember good times shared ride free mate cheers for the memories conal

    • Mark Thomas/June Bradley

      Condolences to all

  5. Bruce & Andrea Dando

    Tex, you will be greatly missed. Remember the days of moss picking and helping me with the kayacking and building the Cropp hut. The many nights drinking and talking in your shed. Too many great memories to list.

  6. Jack Stewart

    RIP Tex, you always said gidday and can’t imagine ya ever hurt a sole. A good Kaniere fella. Taken too soon. Pain free now. Jack

    • Adrian Gardner

      RIP Tex thinking of your family and many friends

  7. Geoff Marshall

    Thinking of family and friends at this sad time
    You will be missed by all
    RIP Tex
    Zeb and Doreen

  8. Colleen Astwood

    Fly high young man, Condolences to Tex and Rae, free fom all your pain. A good man taken far to soon.
    Love from Aunty Colleen ❤️❤️

  9. Bev and Dom Manera

    So sorry to hear this news. Our deepest sympathy to the whanau. regards Dom and Bev

  10. Janice and Brett Phillips

    RIP Tex you will be missed we’ll always remember the good times we had many a night enjoying a beer or two .Ride free our friend

  11. Murray and Shona Marshall

    Very sad news. Condolences to Raelyn Tex and family..

  12. Ross Stewart

    My condolences to Tex ,Raylen & family Ross &Maven Stewart

  13. Raylene Sandrey 😘

    Shorty so sorry for the sad news thinking of you all

  14. Hibbs Family

    So sorry to hear this sad news. Lots of good memories from Kaniere days. Thoughts and condolences to Raelyn, Tex and family. RIP young Tex. Hibbs family (formerly of Kaniere).

  15. Strangles

    Bye mate,we did a lot of stuff,will miss the drunken loud music,hooters,fishing and buggering around fixing things,so long you argumentative totally irrational hermit. Highway to Hell ,save me a seat

  16. Gloria and Gary McGill

    To Tex, Raelyn and family Please accept our sincere sympathy in your loss very fond memories of time spent with Tex especially at Kokatahi; many happy occasions.

  17. John & Margaret Atkinson

    To Tex, Raelyn, Richard & Cavan, Our deepest sympathy in your sad loss of Tex (Jnr)

  18. Murray and Marie Olson.

    TO TEX, Raelyn, Richard, and Family, Very sorry to hear of Tex Jnr’ passing our sympathy to you all. May he RIP.

  19. Dianne & Richard Norton-Taylor

    To Rae, Tex & families, our deepest & sincere condolences to you all on the sad passing of Tex. He was a typical West Coaster & all round good guy who will be missed by all who knew him… now free from pain. R.I.P Tex

  20. Gina straker nee Blair

    Ride high cuz, until we meet again. Love too our whanau xx thinking of you all at this time. Enjoy your mums scones up there in heaven

  21. Cheryl Hutchison

    Sincere sympathy to Tex Raelyn and families.
    Thinking of you all at this time..

    • Leanne DIEDRICHS

      To Tex, Raelyn and family , thinking of you all at this sad time , lots of memories of the good old days , sending much aroha x

      • Eileen McLeod

        Sincere sympathy Tex, Raelyn and families. 🥲 Thinking of you all at this sad time.

  22. David Stewart

    R I P Tex

    • Carole Jones

      Condolences to Tex, Raelyn, Richard & Cavan, thinking of you all at this time of sadness RlP Tex

  23. J Evans

    Deepest sympathy Raelyn , Tex and family, so hard to believe the loss of your brother/ son. Jacquie

  24. John and Glenwyn Nancekivell

    Rest in Peace ,Young Tex, your passing was a surprise, taken too young

  25. Christine

    RIP Young Tex. Gag & Des will have a Beer on the Bar for you. X

  26. Cindy gilbertson

    RIP Tex.

  27. Was

    You will be missed young Tex.may your soul ride on .

  28. Tina strange

    To uncle Tex,Raelyn,Richard,Cavan.Rest easy cuzzy.No more pain.RIP.All our love.Tina Lance Strange.

  29. Philip Scott

    RIP Tex, you were a top bloke to knock around with when we were young fellas. My regards and sincere condolences to all your family and friends..

  30. Alvin & Kay Godfrey

    RIP now Tex, taken too soon after a rough ride. Our thoughts and sympathy to Tex, Raelyn, Richard, Cavan & mates.

    • Sands ( sandy B)

      Rest in peace my friend. Though You will be missed, You will forever be in our hearts. fly high Tex Love ya x

  31. Gaz

    Farewell Tex. Thanks for being my mate. You have left me with so many good memories, from growing up together until the day you passed on. Until we meet again my friend. Fly high.

  32. Rob Thorpe

    Tex, Raylene, & whanau,. Very sorry to hear about Tex. Our thoughts are with you all. Much aroha, Tom, Rob,
    Karen, Rick, Lee .

  33. Lindy Richards

    Fly free. Remembered by your Auckland Cain Whanau. Uncle Carl(Choc), Aunty Kath and cousins, Lindy, Michelle, Gavin, Tania and Nic.
    Gone to a place where there is no pain xx

  34. Martin and Chris Cuff

    Deepest Sympathy Tex, Raelene and family. We remember Tex as a young lad living over the road.. RIP Young Tex


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