The funeral service for the late Murdock James Blaxland was held on Monday, March 02, 2020 at North Shore Funeral Home, Morell with Wesley Stead officiating. The readings were proclaimed by Randy MacDonald. Wesley Stead gave the eulogy. Honorary pallbearers were everyone in attendance. Pallbearers consisted of Jody MacDonald, Jason MacDonald, Brenton Garrett, Don MacKinnon, Randy MacDonald, and Eric MacLeod. Guitarists/soloists, Coralee and Nolan Compton provided the music for the celebration singing, How Great Thou Art, and Go Tell it on the Mountain. Interment will be held later in the Midgell cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to North Shore Funeral Home, Morell.