Survived by wife Donna, son Bill (Trenton), brothers Harry (Anna), John (Joan), nieces Patti and Stacey, nephew Todd and their families.
Predeceased by parents Muriel and Lawrence and nephew Sean.
Born in Holtyre, Ontario Bill joined the Royal Canadian Navy and enjoyed over 30 years sailing to several countries around the world.
Bill was a member of the Gananoque Legion, Halifax Chief & PO's Mess, Kingston WO's & Sgts. Mess, Kingston Stamp Club and several other organizations over the years.
Bill enjoyed walking and could be seen most days with his big special walking stick walking through Grenadier Village, up Highway 15 to CFB McDonalds for his daily coffee and socializing.
Bill enjoyed travelling, darts, cards and volunteered for different organizations before his illness.
Special thanks to KGH Emergency and Connell 9 staff and all Bill's caregivers over the years.
In Bill's memory, donations would be greatly appreciated to Kingston General Hospital or ALS Society of Canada.
At Bill's request there will be no funeral service. A burial at sea in Halifax will take place at a later date.