Mar. 29, 1917 – Oct. 4, 2010
Bill was born in Burnaby, B.C. He led a very productive and helpful life. His early years were spent in New Westminster where he became a carpenter and served in the Armed Forces.
In 1953, he followed a dream to own a ranch in the Cariboo. He, his wife Nora and their four boys moved to Bridge Lake, where they remained for many years. He became a very productive part of the community, working with the community club, built a church, was the chairman of the school board and oversaw the construction of the 100 Mile Hospital.
In 1966 they moved to Kamloops to semi-retire. There he oversaw many construction projects all over the province. They then moved to Sorrento where he retired. In 2002 they returned to Kamloops.
Bill was predeceased by his wife Nora in 2007. He is survived by his four sons: Larry (Connie), John (Judy) of Kamloops; Ken of 100 Mile House, Matt (Starr) of Barriere, nine grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild..
A get-together at Bridge Lake will be held at a later date.