Bill passed away on June 11, 2014 at home in the presence of his loving family. Born in the Highlands of Scotland on Nov 25, 1924.
Bill was raised by a large loving family in Inverness and as a young man joined the British Royal Navy during WWII. After serving in the Navy he immigrated to Canada where he met the love of his life Joy. Their life was filled with an abundance of love, travel & events creating many wonderful memories over their 60 years of marriage. From their love they were blessed with two sons & a daughter, Dave (Cathy), Mike (Sue) & Suzanne (Peter Kure) as well, 6 granddaughters & 1 grandson & 2 great-grandsons & 1 great-granddaughter as well many nieces & nephews.
After his retirement from hospital administration, he was a proud community member and was involved with many volunteer organizations.
Sincere thanks to Dr. Doug Anderson, VIHA nurses & staff, hospice, Red Cross, Tim Cowan from Medicine Shoppe, BC Memorial Society and Piercy’s Funeral Home.
As requested no service to be held at this time Memorial donations may be made to Anderton Therapeutic Gardens.
A Highland Welcome
When Death’s dark stream,
I ferry o’er
(A time that surely shall come)
In heaven itself I’ll ask no more
Than just a Highland welcome
~See you in the morning~
“My Bonnie Laddie”