Bill, a resident of Comox Valley Seniors Village, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, August 11, 2013. He is survived and will be dearly missed by his wife of 57 years Ruby; daughter Laurel Walton (Keith Simmonds), daughter Linda Ryan (Kevin); son Gerald Walton (Aaron Wilson), son Greg Walton (Meredith); grandchildren; Wade, Amy, Brent, Brenna, Mitchell, Zachary, Jonah, Jeff and Liam; sister Kathleen Dunn and brother Larry Walton (Pat); as well as many nieces and nephews.
Bill retired from the Canadian Airforce in 1981 after 30 years of service. In his leisure he enjoyed gardening, birdwatching, helping people with various projects and spending time with his family. Bill and Ruby enjoyed a close and long standing friendship with Bill and Glenda Leach of Victoria. His family wished to thank the staff of Comox Valley Seniors Village for their care, kindness and support. A memorial service will be held on Friday August 16th at 2:00 P.M from Comox Valley Funeral Home, Cremation and Reception Centre, 1101 Ryan Road, Courtenay.
For those wishing, donations in his memory may be made to the essential Tremor Fund, Toronto General and Western Hospital Foundation (416-340-4430) would be appreciated.