August 28, 1928 – April 12, 2013
Bill passed away peacefully on Friday April 12, 2013 at St Joseph’s Hospital in Comox.
Bill was born in Prince Rupert, B.C on August 28, 1928. Bill was raised on Lighthouses on the West Coast for most of his young life. Bill married the love of his life Barbara Jean on February 2, 1951. Bill and Barbara spent their lives together fishing commercially up and down the west coast until retiring in Courtenay.
Bill and Barbara spent many happy years as snowbirds at their place in Desert Hot Springs in California. Bill was a very active member of the Gizeh Shriners in Courtenay for 45 years. Bill is predeceased by his parents William and Jessie his siblings Margaret, Gladys, Vera and Ernie. He is survived by his wife of 64 years Barbara Jean and his sister Edna and many relatives all over B.C. In lieu of flowers donations would be greatly appreciated to the Gizeh Shriners of BC and Yukon 3350 Wayburn Dr, Burnaby, BC V5G 3K9. Attention Camels Unit.
Bill was a wonderful husband and Friend and he will be missed forever.
Service of Celebration will be held at Piercy’s Funeral Home on Monday April 22, 2013 from 2:00-4:00 Refreshments to be served.
“Till we all meet again”