CARSON, William Andrew (Bill): Passed away with his family by his side after a courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 72 at Bluewater Health on Monday, April 23, 2012.  Bill was born in 1939 in Cressy, Ontario to Willet and Lena Carson. Beloved husband and best friend of Joan.  Loving father of Karen Herbst (Rick) of BC, Steven Herbst of BC, Sherry Gagliardi (Frank) of Sarnia, Nancy Plamondon (Jamie) of BC, Cheryl Poirier (Tom) of BC, Cindy Brough (John) of Corunna, Teresa Trive of London and the late Laura Tur.  Cherished grandfather of 12 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.  Dear brother of Barbara Carson.  Brother-in-law and good friend of Mert Dauncey (Edie) and family. Fondly remembered by his loving nieces and their families and by his cousins.  Predeceased by his brothers Stanley and Morley.  Bill retired from Dow Chemical after many years of service. Thank you to Dr. Maddison and the nursing staff at the Palliative Care Unit for their care and compassion shown to Bill and the family during this difficult time. At Bill’s request, cremation has taken place and no formal service will be held. Donations to the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family (cheques only at the funeral home please). Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. Memories and condolences may be sent online at http://www.smithfuneralhome.ca/obits.php?id=2220

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