Peacefully on June 06, 2020 William (Bill) Passed away in his Spruce Grove home at the age of 85.
His memory will be lovingly cherished by his wife Louise; his five children: Dennis (Barb), Terry (Ria), Debbie (Randy), Jeff, Russell (Sandi); step-daughter Sandi (Scott); sister-in-law Doreen Baxter; his Grandchildren: Kurt, Courtney, Stephanie, Lindsey, Gregory, Nicholas, Marc, Stephen, Brianna, Sydney, Megan, Kyle and Reese as well as six great-grandchildren.
He was Predeceased by his Parents Norman and Ivy; his two brothers Jack and Bob and step-son Bradley.
Bill was born in Dawson City, Yukon on April 13, 1935 where his love for life, family and adventure began. Bill loved Snowmobiling, Quading, Traveling and most of all spending time at Lake Nakamun with family and friends.
Bill was a hard worker who was tough as nails and the definition of a family man, ask any of his grandkids and they’ll tell you he was born to be a grandpa.
He will be remembered for his unwavering loyalty, his pride in his work and his family, as well as his readiness to help, no matter what.
The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Dr. Dunbar, Alberta Health Services palliative care and Nurse Next Door for their kindness, support and care.
A future celebration of Bill’s life will be planned for this summer.